March 24th, 2010 | Published in Google Public Policy
Editor's note: This post now includes video from the event.
With spring in the air, it’s hard to imagine that just a few weeks ago the city was blanketed in an obscene amount of snow. It caused road closures, power outages and one very unfortunate rescheduling of a hotly anticipated D.C. Talk on Internet freedom.
The moment we’ve all been waiting for has come: join us tomorrow, Thursday March 25th, as we bring together experts, advocates and bloggers for a thoughtful - and timely - discussion of democracy online. The panel will answer questions, submitted to Moderator, like these:
"In a practical sense, how effective do you believe that online action can be transformed into offline impact? Is there a risk of people feeling that they've done enough once they have spread a message online?" - Will
"Internet's empowering in terms of connectivity, information, etc. How does it pose danger on freedom/safety of citizens since what they write, send, receive could be more easily tracked? Could this outweigh the benefits? How to mitigate the risks?" - Sarhang
Please join us for what will be a thoughtful exchange.
Google D.C. Talks Presents:
Democracy Online: Can the Internet Bring Change?
Thursday, March 25th
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Google D.C. Office
1101 New York Avenue, NW, 2nd Floor
Have a question for our panel? Visit www.googledctalks.com to submit it through Google Moderator.