13th Gwangju Biennale — Minds Rising Spirits Tuning

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Lokman Tsui, ‘On the Internet and Digital Security Policies and the Pro-Democracy Movement in Hong Kong’

In this video, scholar and activist Lokman Tsui talks about the relationship between grassroots social movements, new technologies, and digital surveillance. He discusses how the recent internet and digital security policies have influenced the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, and how technology can be used to protect ourselves from intimidation and surveillance.

BIO

Lokman Tsui is a scholar, activist, and currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), where his research focuses on free expression, digital rights and internet policy. Lokman was formerly Google's Head of Free Expression in Asia and the Pacific (2011–14).