Ronald Deibert

Ronald J. Deibert is professor of political science at the University of Toronto and director of the Citizen Lab at the University’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. His books include Black Code: Surveillance, Privacy, and the Dark Side of the Internet (2013).


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Liberation Technology

"Liberation technology" can help mobilize citizen protest and oust autocracies. Authoritarians can also use technology to stifle protest and target dissenters. Who will win the technological race between "netizens" demanding freedom and authoritarians determined to stay in power?