A participant at the Cuba Internet Freedom Conference in Miami videos a panel on innovators and underground trendsetters in digital access to information in Cuba. September 2016

Access ≠ Subversion

Despite restrictions, the relentless entrepreneurial spirit of the Cuban people to access the news and information remains deeply inspiring.

Cuba Internet Freedom Conference

three young people look at their phones

The first ever Cuba Internet Freedom conference will be held on September 12-13 and is a part of Social Media Week Miami.

BBG Leadership in Brussels for Internet Freedom Discussions

Governor Meehan (center) joins discussion on Internet freedoms.

Governor Michael Meehan represented the BBG as he joined high-level communications experts and journalists in Brussels to attend a May 29 panel discussion hosted by Deutsche Welle (DW) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on the topic of Internet censorship. “Mission Impossible – the Internet without Borders?” was moderated by Patrick Leutsch, the head of Deutsche Welle Akademie’s International Cooperation Division who prompted panelists to debate questions ranging from the philosophical (“Should anyone regulate the internet?), to the practical (“How can I keep my kids from seeing pornography?), to the political (“Who should, or could, create policy for internet governance?).