[NRG] Boston Freedom in Online Communications Day - March 8

Sharon Goldberg goldbe at cs.bu.edu
Wed Feb 27 16:17:23 EST 2013

Hi all,

The (tentative) program for Boston Freedom in Online Communications
Day (BFOC'13), to be held at BU next Friday March 8, is now online:


We have over 45 people registered, from local computer science, law,
and public policy departments, and speakers lined up from Tor,
Chilling Effects, the Citizen Lab, and as well as academics from
computer science, international relations and public policy

Registration is free, but required, so please do register now!

Sharon & Nick


9:00 – 9:20

9:20 – 9:30

9:30 – 10:10
Andrew Lewman, Executive Director, The Tor Project.

Timothy Edgar.  The Watson Institute, Brown University. “Cyber
Conflict, Privacy and Internet Freedom”

Coffee Break.

11:20 – 12:00

12:00 – 1:30

1:30 - 3:10
Short talks (10 minutes each)

Adam Holland, Chilling Effects. “The Chilling Effects Clearinghouse”
Phillipa Gill, Citizen Lab, University of Toronto & Stonybrook
University. “Characterizing Web Censorship Worldwide”
Greg Wiseman, Citizen Lab, University of Toronto. “Chat Program
Censorship and Surveillance in China: Tracking TOM-Skype and Sina UC”
Sam Burnett, Georgia Tech. “Measuring network censorship from BISmark
home routers”
Danny Cooper, Boston University. “Impacting IP Prefix Reachability via
RPKI Manipulations”
Adam ONeill, Boston University.“Bi-Deniable Encryption”
Deb Nicolson, MediaGoblin. “We are Legion: Decentralizing the Web”
Matt Tierny, NYU. “Cryptagram”
Ancsa Hannák, Northeastern. “Measuring Personalization of Web Search”

3:10 – 3:40
Coffee Break.

3:40 – 4:10
Hans Klein, Georgia Tech School of Public Policy.

4:10 – 5:00
Discussion & Wrap-up.

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