Internet intermediaries are being used by Asian governments to control speech online argues Kieran Bergmann.
Google Policy Fellow at the Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Kieran Bergmann is the Google Policy Fellow at the Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. She previously worked at the Canadian Embassy to Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, and Laos and recently completed her MA in Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. Kieran’s research focuses on the use of digital technologies by civil society movements and the co-optation of these technologies by authoritarian governments to target dissidents and human rights activists. She recently proposed a Canadian Internet freedom foreign policy agenda to the Liberal Party of Canada and has worked with a number of human rights organizations.