Live Web Event – The End Of The Free Internet

8 December, 2010 — The Real News Network

Schedule Change

8:00pm – 8:15pm EST Paul Jay
8:15pm – 9pm EST Amazon take down of Wikileaks – Is the free internet dead?
9:00pm – 9:30pm EST Post 911 World – Coleen Rowley and Peter Dale Scott
9:45pm – 10:30pm EST Media and Politics – Jeff Cohen
10:30pm -11:30pm EST Constitutional Rights – Michael Ratner
11:30pm – midnight EST Danny Glover

Click here for the full schedule

Who

Moderator:
Paul Jay, Senior Editor, The Real News Network
Panelists:
Tim Bray, Co-Inventor of XML and Former Director of Web Technologies at Sun Microsystems
Rebecca Parsons, Chief Technology Officer, ThoughtWorks, Inc.
Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University

Live video

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What

Paul Jay, senior editor of The Real News Network, will moderate a virtual panel discussion promoting a dialogue for the technology community about the technological and legal ramifications of the WikiLeaks shutdown.

Topics to be discussed include:

What does the cut off of service to WikiLeaks mean for the future of the Internet?
Will digital journalism be less protected?
Was WikiLeaks afforded procedural protections before its website and DNS entries were shut down? What process should be required?
The Internet is vulnerable to internal threats. What technical innovations are needed?
Can leaks ever be stopped? Is it worth the price?

Logistics

Where: Live at www.therealnews.com
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Time: 8:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST

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