London School of EconomicsBruce Schneier, "Security Guru" and Internationally renowned security technologist andWriter.Barrister Zahid Usman Jamil, Councilor of the ICANN Generic Names Supporting Organization(GNSO) and Member of the Mutlistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) of the InternetGovernance ForumApologies:Katiza Rodriguez, EPIC.Robin Cross, IP Justice -Andres Piazza Jean-Marc Dinant
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Prof Dr.Wolfgang Benedek, Director of the Institute of International Law and InternationalRelations of the University of Graz, Austria and of the European Training and ResearchCentre for Human Rights and Democracy in Graz (ETC)When 9/11 happened, the reactions were to tighten security and to introduce new kinds of regulations. Our title is large, Security Vs Civil Liberties and balance could be refuted in acertain way. Why should we balance absolute human rights against security interests?