A Free and Open Internet: Threats and Opportunities in 2015
Carl Bildt, Chair, Global Commission on Internet Governance; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Sweden (2006-14)
Chair: Dr Patricia M Lewis, Research Director, International Security Department, Chatham House
Recent incidents including the hacking of Sony Pictures, graphic videos of beheadings and cyber-attacks on industry, in addition to growing concerns over privacy and security, demonstrate the volatile state of internet governance. To coincide with the fourth meeting of the Global Commission on Internet Governance, the speaker will explore some of the major themes and issues that are dominating the debate and could shape the future of the internet.