[tog] SOPA Debate

Sean Nicholls seannicholls at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 16:04:38 IST 2012


A final follow-up is available on my blog with the Video, Photos, Audio-Only downloads and some interesting facts about the event here: http://www.seannicholls.com/blog/2012/4/4/digital-rights-forum-full-access.html 

On Apr 3, 2012, at 3:31 PM, Sean Nicholls wrote:

> No problem. it was a cracker, wasn't it!
> 
> Full hd video to be uploaded soon, and details of the community follow up in TCube coming soon.
> 
> Sean
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On 3 Apr 2012, at 15:21, Padraic Harley <padraic at 091labs.com> wrote:
> 
>> Cheers for the event, Sean!
>> 
>> On 29/03/12 13:48, Sean Nicholls wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Guys,
>>> 
>>> Please don't hurt me. I'm not going to say anything about Google Groups this time!
>>> 
>>> Some of you know that I've been trying to organise a debate with Minister Sherlock around copyright, digital rights, and specifically the Sopa Ireland business. Well its happening! So, I thought some of you might be interested...
>>> 
>>>  I'll be keeping the updated details on my blog: http://www.seannicholls.com/blog/2012/3/29/the-digital-rights-forum.html
>>> 
>>> here's a copy/paste so far:
>>> 
>>> ==========
>>> 
>>> The Time: Tuesday 3rd of April, 1-2pm
>>> 
>>> The Place: The Science Gallery
>>> 
>>> The Topic: Your Digital Rights (with respect to copyright)
>>> 
>>> The Audience: Everyone with a vested interest in the Internet & Copyright
>>> 
>>> The Cost: None. Tickets are free.
>>> 
>>>  
>>> 
>>> The Digital Rights Forum is a public debate in the prestigous Science Gallery on Tuesday 3rd of April at 1-2pm,           to discuss the issues surrounding copyright legislation and digital rights in Ireland. 
>>> 
>>> The argument has been made that statutory instrument 59/2012 which was signed into law by Richard Bruton, T.D. on 29th February of this year will curtail access to websites and services in Ireland and may represent a real threat to Irish citizens civil rights and free access to The Internet by enabling rights holders to seek potentially costly and damaging injunction against websites as innocuous as Youtube, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Boards.ie and others.
>>> 
>>> These issues and more will be addressed by the panel at the forum, with a Q&A session for attendees to directly address the panel with their concerns.
>>> 
>>> Panelists:
>>> 
>>> Sean Sherlock, Minister for Research & Innovation
>>> Simon McGarr, Litigation Solicitor, Spearheaded the expulsion of The Papal nuncio
>>> Paul Durrant,  GM of the Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland.
>>> Tom Murphy,  Director & Founder of Boards.ie
>>> Chair:
>>> 
>>> John Kennedy Editor, Silicon Republic
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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