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  • John Gamboa: Navigating the Censored Web

    John Gamboa: Navigating the Censored Web

    WordCamp Toronto 2017Speaker: John Gamboa

    October 24, 2017 — As the WordPress community and its users increasingly become more transnational in its breadth and reach, new issues and challenges have begun to arise. With his experience working from behind the Great Firewall of China, John will discuss the current status of global Internet censorship, the rise of “Internet Sovereignty”, and how web site owners and developers can best reach users and community behind restricted national networks. This is intended for WordPress developers of all skill levels, WordPress beginners, business people and those interested in the greater climate of the Web.

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  • John Gamboa: Navigating The Censored Web

    John Gamboa: Navigating The Censored Web

    WordCamp for Publishers 2017Speaker: John Gamboa

    October 10, 2017 — As WordPress continues to represent a larger portion of the global Internet landscape, issues relating to web censorship, internet sovereignty and access for all people are becoming more common. With his experience working behind the Great Firewall of China, John will discuss how sites are often affected by web censorship in all corners of the world.

  • John Gamboa: Tales from the Closed Web - Working with WordPress Censorship in China

    John Gamboa: Tales from the Closed Web – Working with WordPress Censorship in China

    WordCamp US 2016Speaker: John Gamboa

    December 11, 2016 — China is the largest community of Internet users in the world. However, a complex network of bureaucrats, paid trolls, and digital blockades known as the Great Firewall of China has made it difficult for those on the outside to reach the Middle Kingdom. With knowledge and stories from his experiences working with WordPress for many years in Shanghai, John will explain how WordPress gets censored in China and the considerations required for your site to reach the world’s second largest economy.

  • John P Gamboa: Combating and Understanding Global Censorship with WordPress

    John P Gamboa: Combating and Understanding Global Censorship with WordPress

    WordCamp NYC 2015Speaker: John P. Gamboa

    December 21, 2015 — For this talk, we will discuss how WordPress can empower users while still understanding the pitfalls and considerations required to reach those affected by censorship.
    Other topics will cover how WordPress sites and plugins get blocked, issues designing and maintaining sites, and how the OpenNet Initiative affects WordPress. John will also give insight into his own experiences working with censorship and the Web from his time working in China.

  • John P. Gamboa: Understanding and Combating Global Censorship with WordPress

    John P. Gamboa: Understanding and Combating Global Censorship with WordPress

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2015Speaker: John P. Gamboa

    October 10, 2015 — “Recent growth in places like China, Vietnam, India and Russia brought astounding economic and technological successes that also yielded some of the largest networks of censorship in history. The Great Firewall of China, DPI and SORM in Russia, and SmartFilter in Iran and Saudi Arabia are just a few of the tools used to block the free expression of millions of people.

    For this talk, we will discuss how WordPress can empower users while still understanding the pitfalls and considerations required to reach those affected by censorship.

    Other topics will cover how WordPress sites and plugins get blocked, issues designing and maintaining sites, and how the OpenNet Initiative affects WordPress. John will also give insight into his own experiences working with censorship and the Web from his time working in China.

    With this knowledge in hand, you’ll be able to leave the talk knowing what you can do to understand and combat censorship for your new or existing WordPress sites in a global web.”

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  • John P. Gamboa: Understanding and Combating Global Censorship with WordPress

    John P. Gamboa: Understanding and Combating Global Censorship with WordPress

    WordCamp Vancouver 2015Speaker: John P. Gamboa

    October 2, 2015 — Recent growth in places like China, Vietnam, India and Russia brought astounding economic and technological successes that also yielded some of the largest networks of censorship in history. The Great Firewall of China, DPI and SORM in Russia, and SmartFilter in Iran and Saudi Arabia are just a few of the tools used to block the free expression of millions of people.

    For this talk, we’ll discuss how WordPress can empower users while still understanding the pitfalls and considerations required to reach those affected by censorship.

    Other topics will cover how WordPress sites and plugins get blocked, issues designing and maintaining sites, and how the OpenNet Initiative affects WordPress. John will also give insight into his own experiences working with censorship and the Web from his time working in China.

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