Breakout Panel Discussion 8
January 13, 2023 11:30 AM
to January 13, 2023 12:30 PM

Details are updated as of 22 December 2022

The Internet today is largely controlled by a hegemony of giant technology companies that control so much of people’s online lives, but largely escape regulation and accountability for the digital dangers that their platforms facilitate and propagate. However, there have been more initiatives for independent, free, and open source platforms to present people with more right-respecting alternatives to Big Tech platforms.


Elonnai Hickok
Managing DirectorGlobal Network Initiative
Malavika Rajkumar
Project AssociateIT for Change
Sam de Silva
Engagement AdvisorOPTF