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WAC Speaker: Rebecca MacKinnon

World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

WAC Speaker: Rebecca MacKinnon

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World Affairs Council of Kentucky & So. Indiana 
"Future of Freedom in the Internet Age"
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
6:30 p.m. 
(Member's-Only Reception at 5:30 p.m. - RSVP Required)
620 South Third Street

The World Affairs Council is proud to present Rebecca MacKinnon, author of Consent of the Networked and co-founder of Global Voices, who will deliver a talk on the complex and often hidden power dynamics amongst governments, corporations, and citizens in cyberspace.


Ms. MacKinnon draws upon two decades of experiences as an international journalist, co-founder of the citizen media network Global Voices, Chinese Internet censorship expert, and Internet freedom activist to argue that unless we fight for our digital rights we will ultimately lose out physical rights and freedoms. Join us to learn more about the Great Firewall of China, the war for India's Internet and how social media as played a role in recetn revolutions.


To learn more about Rebecca MacKinnon and her book please visit:



Books will be available for purchase at the event where Ms. MacKinnon will be signing copies of her book.

Members: $10
Non-members: $15
Students: Free (I.D. Required)

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Rebecca MacKinnon: Let's take back the Internet!
Rebecca MacKinnon: Let's take back the Internet!


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When & Where

620 Building, JCTC
620 South Third Street
Louisville, KY kentucky

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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