The Real News Network Live Web Event: The End of the Free Internet

December 7, 2010

CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ —

    Who    Moderator:
           Paul Jay, Senior Editor, The Real News Network

            -- Tim Bray, Co-Inventor of XML and Former Director of Web
            Technologies at Sun Microsystems
            --Rebecca Parsons, Chief Technology Officer, ThoughtWorks,
            --Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director of the Electronic
            Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and Adjunct Professor of
            Law at Georgetown University

            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
    What    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?

           -- Questions: questions@therealnews.com
           -- 1-888-816-8867
           Live chat during the broadcast

    Where  Live at www.therealnews.com

    When:  Wednesday, December 8, 2010
           8:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

            The Real News Network is a television news and documentary
            network focused on providing independent and uncompromising
            journalism. Our staff, in collaboration with courageous
            journalists around the globe, will investigate report and
            debate stories on the critical issues of our times. We are
            viewer supported and do not accept advertising, government
    About   or corporate funding.

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