In Italy, a judge handed down criminal
sentences to four Google executives who'd failed to quickly remove a
YouTube video of school bullying. India requires Internet companies to
help maintain "public order, decency, or morality." In China, Yahoo
supplied the government with information that helped to convict
All over the world, Facebook abruptly changed certain privacy settings to public ones. More and more, what we do online is being watched. What we can say is being constrained. And governments and corporations are exerting increasing control over our virtual world. Are we allowing online freedom, bit by bit, to slip away?
Journalist Rebecca MacKinnon,
author of Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet
Freedom, examines recent attempts by governments around the globe to
restrict Internet content and whether citizens can preserve their
KJZZ and Zócalo Public Square invite you to join the conversation on Monday, Feb. 13th at 6:30 p.m. at the ASU Art Museum.
MAKE A RESERVATION
Open to the public—reservations recommended.
Free parking is available in CRC building lot, northeast of the museum, on 10th Street and Mill Avenue.
KJZZ 91.5 is serving as a media partner for this Zócalo/Arizona State University Event. For more information on Zócalo, please visit www.zocalopublicsquare.org.
Is Internet Freedom At Risk?
Monday, February 13, 2012
ASU Art Museum
10th St. and Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85287