Walid Al-Saqaf · February, 2014

Dr. Walid Al-Saqaf is a Yemeni researcher and technologist based in Sweden with a specialization in big data, Internet policy, and new media. He is known for his interdisciplinary academic background since he has a B.Sc. degree in computer engineering and a PhD degree in media & communication. Walid had created Alkasir as a tool to map and circumvent website censorship in 2009. More recently, he created Mecodify in 2016 in his capacity as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Stockholm University. Walid is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society.

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11 February 2014

Privacy vs. Free Speech? Questioning the Conflict

"In the Arab world...we are still struggling to have our voices heard. I cannot accept the idea that the fight has now moved to the area of surveillance and away...

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