GigaNet Symposium at IGF – 6 December 2021

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Program (all times indicated below are in CET)

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14.00-14.05   Introduction and Welcome 

Dmitry Epstein, GigaNet Chair
Roxana Radu, Program Chair 2021

14.05-15.35   Parallel Sessions 1

PANEL 1A: PLATFORM REGULATION

The Paradox of Platform Monopoly between Tecent and Facebook :Theory, Practice and Governance, Tianchan Mao and Yu Wen

The Telegram Ban: How censorship “made in Russia” faces a global Internet, Ksenia Ermoshina and Francesca Musiani

New School Speech Regulation and Online Hate Speech: A Case Study of Germany’s NetzDG, Rachel Griffin

Neural Governance, Brenda Dannecker

Let’s think global: Social Media Commission – A Federated Model for Governance, Kamesh Shekar

PANEL 1B: THE GOVERNANCE OF PRIVACY

Dark Patterns and Privacy Harms: Accountability and Agency in an Age of Disappearing Privacy, Chelsea Horne

Privacy by debate: A content analysis of post Cambridge Analytica congressional hearings, Dmitry Epstein and Rotem Medzini

When Web Crawlers Infringe Personal Information: Judicial Evidence, Legal Governance and Legalistic Swamp of China, Yangkun Huang and Sini Su

Making Data Private – and Excludable: A new approach to understanding the role of data enclosure in the digital political economy, Brenden Kuerbis and Milton Mueller

15.35-15.40   Break

15.40-17.10   Parallel Sessions 2

PANEL 2A: DIGITAL SOVEREIGNTY

Sovereignty in Cyberspace: EU and China Compared, Yik Chan Chin and Ke Li

Digital Sovereignty and Platform Governance: A European Constitutional Laboratory, Giovanni De Gregorio

Idealized Agency: Investigating Digital Sovereignty in Data Governance Controversies, Anke Obendiek

The Juridic Governance of the Internet, Moritz Schramm

Developing Order Through Socialization: China’s Ideological Persuasion to Build a Rules-Based Order for Cyberspace, Rachel Hulvey

PANEL 2B: INTERNET GOVERNANCE DURING THE PANDEMIC

Digital policies in Latin America in time of pandemics, Bernadette Califano and Martin Becerra

The Road (Not) Taken: Israel, COVID-19 and the SHABAC, Sharon Haleva-Amir

An Empirical Research in China of How to Tackle Infodemic: Stakeholders and Algorithms, Zining Wang and Xu Jing

17.10-17.15   Break

17.15-18.45   Parallel Sessions 3 

PANEL 3A: INTERNET PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES UNDER THE MAGNIFYING GLASS 

An ideal in crisis: Critiquing the global politics of internet freedom rankings, Tetyana Lokot and Mariëlle Wijermars

Inequities of access in/at spaces of global Internet governance dialogue and exchange, Henna Zamurd-Butt

AI Narratives and Unequal Conditions: Analysing the Discourse of Expert Voices in Liminal Communicative Spaces, Alexa Robertson and Max Maccarone

Boundary work in Internet governance: the historic role of layers and the E2E argument, Carolina Aguerre and Diego Canabarro

5G and the notion of network ideology, or: the limitations of sociotechnical imaginaries, Niels ten Oever

PANEL 3B: MAPPING AGENCY AND STAKEHOLDER DYNAMICS

Who do you think you are? Individual stakeholder identification and mobility at the Internet Governance Forum, Nadia Tjahja, Trisha Meyer, Jamal Shahin

The Geopolitics of Digital Rights Discourse: Mapping Civil Society Representation at RightsCon, Rohan Grover

Filling the gap between principle and practice: building an ethical and human rights-based tool-kit for AI development, Palladino Nicola

The prohibition on extraterritorial enforcement jurisdiction in the datasphere, Asaf Lubin

18.45-19.45   GigaNet Business Meeting