As authoritarian regimes leverage technology to advance political control and repression, activists and movement leaders are creatively organizing to both use technology and stay safe from it. Activists from around the world will speak to the ways they are learning from one another, pushing back in the face of techno-authoritarianism, and driving democracy in their own communities.


Glacier Chung Ching Kwong

Glacier Chung Ching Kwong

Project Manager

The Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong

PhD candidate

University of Hamburg

Leonid Volkov

Leonid Volkov


Network of Regional Headquarters for Alexei Navalny


Internet Protection Society

Moira Whelan

Moira Whelan

Director for Democracy and Technology

National Democratic Institute

360/Stratcom 2022

360/StratCom is DFRLab’s annual, premier government-to-government forum focused on working with allies and partners to align free and open societies in an era of contested information.

The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) has operationalized the study of disinformation by exposing falsehoods and fake news, documenting human rights abuses, and building digital resilience worldwide.