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November 16, 2005 | Suw Charman Anderson

Invitation to attend 'Digital Rights in the UK: Your Rights, Your Issues'

The emergence of new communications technologies has radically changed the civil rights landscape in our society. Privacy, intellectual property, and access to knowledge are just some of the areas where digital rights are being eroded by government and big business. The Open Rights Group (ORG) would like to invite you to an evening of digital rights discussion, networking and wine at 01Zero-One Hopkins Street on Tuesday 29 November at 6pm to debate these issues. This inaugural ORG event will begin with a short presentation by special guest speaker Jonathan Zittrain, Chair in Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University. Lloyd Davis from Perfect Path will then moderate an open discussion, asking: Which issues are a priority for you? And where would coalitions strengthen your hand? There'll also be plenty of time to meet and talk with fellow organisers and activists. To reserve your place, please email events@openrightsgroup.org now. There are only 100 places available, so be quick! This free event is open to digital rights campaigners, grassroots activists, the press and the general public, so please do forward this information to anyone you think may be interested. Where: 01Zero-One Hopkins Street (corner of Peter Street), Soho, London, W1F 0HS When: Tuesday 29 November, 6pm - 9pm Guest Speaker: Jonathan Zittrain, Chair in Internet Governance and Regulation, Oxford University; Co-Founder, Berkman Center for Internet & Society RSVP: events@openrightsgroup.org Map: http://www.01zero-one.co.uk/map.htm What is the Open Rights Group? ORG is a new not-for-profit digital rights activist group, working to raise the profile of digital rights issues in the media and help other groups get their voices heard. For more information visit www.openrightsgroup.org or email Suw Charman, Executive Director, at suw@openrightsgroup.org. This event is presented with the support of 01Zero-One's InSync Programme.

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Comments (2)

  1. alfred mendes:
    May 05, 2007 at 11:29 AM

    I'd like to send you an article re; electronic voting I wrote some time ago..would you please let me have your postal address - & e-mail address?..thanks in advance

  2. Paul Crowley:
    Nov 29, 2005 at 12:40 PM

    I'm guessing you're all too busy printing the standing order forms and so on to reply to reservation emails, but a quick update here letting us know whether you're full up and whether you expect to have time to clear that backlog before the event would be very welcome - thanks! Hope to see you there!



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