How Insecure Cell Phones Endanger Human Rights Activists

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How Insecure Cell Phones Endanger Human Rights Activists
The Human Rights Center UC Berkeley - Stephens Hall
A May 2010 inventory documented over 100 field projects currently deployed using mobile data collection on themes ranging from agriculture to civic participation and human rights. Around the world, cellphones are being used to report and document events in real time. This panel will focus on mobile technology as a data collection tool, highlighting the challenges in implementing such projects and ensuring the security of those using it.

Panelists:

Tapan Parikh (InformationSchool, UC Berkeley)

Neil Hendrick (Human Rights Center)

Katrin Verclas (MobileActive)

Gaetano Borriello (Open Data Kit/ University of Washington)

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