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Algorithms, intermediaries, blockchain, data protection; some call our era the age of digital disruption, others call it the new dawn of opportunities. It seems safe to say that it is hard to keep track with technologies of the digital age, let alone work with them in a safe and professional way. ECPMF’s GAME CHANGER conference wants to discuss challenges and opportunities of new digital developments for the purpose of securing media freedom.  
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Dirk Voorhoof

Legal Human Academy
Belgium
Dirk Voorhoof is co-founder and member of Legal Human Academy.
 He holds Master Degrees in Law and in Communication Sciences, and a PhD in Media Law. He reports on developments regarding freedom of expression, media and journalism in Europe, including in Iris, legal newsletter of the European Audiovisual Observatory. He is a member of the Human Rights Centre at Ghent University, of ECPMF , of the Global FOE&I @Columbia experts network , Columbia University, New York, and of the JUFREX-pool of experts of the Council of Europe. In 2016-2017 he was a member of the Committee of Experts on internet intermediaries (MSI-NET), drafting the Recommendation 2018/2 on the roles and responsibilities of internet intermediaries. He is the co-author of the free online e-book "Freedom of Expression, the Media and Journalists: Case-law of the European Court of Human Rights.