Killswitch – The Battle To Control the Internet

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
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7:00 PM, Friday, January 8, 2016
Location: Wallingford, Seattle, WA (click for map)

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

In KILLSWITCH: The Battle to Control the Internet, Lawrence Lessig, Tim Wu and Peter Ludlow frame 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?

Special Guests: Stan Sorscher from the Washington Fair Trade Coalition will address TPP effects on control of the internet.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/killswitchthefilm

Release Year: 2015

Running Time: 72 minutes

Director: Ali Akbarzadeh

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