Rebecca MacKinnon

New America Foundation

Guest

Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation and founder of Global Voices Online; author of Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom; Visiting fellow at Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy; former CNN Beijing Bureau Chief and correspondent (1998-2001), she started working there in 1992

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