Killswitch

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
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6:30 PM, Friday, February 23, 2018
Location: Issaquah Downtown, WA (click for map)

The fate of the internet will determine our future.

The Internet is under attack.  Free speech, innovation and democracy are all up for grabs.

Killswitch: The Battle to Control the Internet is the story of two young hactivists, Aaron Swartz & Edward Snowden, who symbolize the disruptive and dynamic nature of the Internet.  Their lives parallel one another as they free information to millions on the Internet, putting them directly in the cross-hairs of the most powerful interests in the world.  Will this be a cautionary tale of what happens when you dare to take on elite power structures?  Or will it be the spark that ignites a revolution that will redefine democracy in the digital age?

Killswitch is a call-to-action:  A tool to continue to fight for a free and open Internet.  Killswitchthefilm.com is designed to be a resource to help you communicate and collaborate.  What we do as individuals today will shape our collective future.

You have the power.

Release Year: 2015

Running Time: 72 minutes

Director: Ali Akbarzadeh

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