[tog] SOPA Debate

Jeffrey Roe tdr112 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 18:23:47 IST 2012


Sounds like a great night . Keep us updated.

Jeffrey Roe
www.tog.ie
On Mar 29, 2012 2:18 PM, "Sean Nicholls" <seannicholls at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just one minor update, in order to keep the panel small, heres the line-up:
>
> Panelists:
>
>    - Sean Sherlock Minister for Research & Innovation
>    - Paul Durrant,  GM, Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland.
>    - Tom Murphy Director & Founder, Boards.ie
>
>
> Chair:
>
>    - John F Kennedy Editor, Silicon Republic
>
>
> I believe it'l be live streamed
>
> On 29 Mar 2012, at 14:17, Sean Nicholls wrote:
>
> Just one minor update, in order to keep the panel small, heres the line-up:
>
> Panelists:
>
>    - Sean Sherlock Minister for Research & Innovation
>    - Paul Durrant,  GM, Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland.
>    - Tom Murphy Director & Founder, Boards.ie
>
>
> Chair:
>
>    - John F Kennedy Editor, Silicon Republic
>
>
> I believe it'l be live streamed
>
>
> On 29 Mar 2012, at 14:01, gerryk wrote:
>
> Nice one Sean. Will this be recorded, and risking a takedown notice,
> published on Youtube, or some other nefarious content-rebroadcaster?
>
> 2012/3/29 Sean Nicholls <seannicholls at gmail.com>
>
>> 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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