A large number of activists have gathered in Budapest to discuss about threats to online free speech and finding out ways towards a global anti-censorship movement.
The morning session has started and in the opening remarks the co-founder of Global Voices Online Ethan Zuckerman thanked everybody who came to the summit. Sami Ben Gharbia, the Advocacy director of Global voices noted that some activists could not make the summit due to visa problems and other restrictions.
Some pictures from the summit as it progresses:
The Morning Session:
Rob Faris listening to Rebecca MacKinnon
Some of the panelists
Some of the participants
Nart Villenueve: Detecting internet filtering
Roger Dingledine: Discussing TOR
Robert Guerra discussing the user perspective
Participants get interactive
Xiao Qiang on how to empower citizens’ voices
Paul Maassen questioning “is there a need for a fund for cyber activism?”
Participants placed their views
Please keep tuned in the summit website and this site for more updates.