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Who runs the internet? Wikileaks, piracy and censorship

Lib Dem Voice is once again running a fringe meeting at the Liberal Democrat spring conference. With attempts to control the internet ranging from drastic actions of dictators in the Middle East to democratic debates in the US Congress over an internet ‘kill switch’, and not forgetting the continuing debate over the Digital Economy Act in Britain, this time we’re looking at the internet and who is allowed to control whom:

Who runs the internet? Wikileaks, piracy and censorship

Libel law reform campaigner and former MP Evan Harris, website pioneer Mary Reid, James Blessing of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) and Jim Killock of the digital rights champions Open Rights Group debate recent issues about free speech and the internet with chair Mark Pack.

Meeting Room 6, Mercure St Paul’s Hotel, 119 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JE
12 March · 20:00 – 21:00

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