The battlefield is the Internet

The battlefield is the Internet

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Saturday, March 8 / 9:30AM - 10:30AM - Panelists:

  • Vivien Lesnik Weisman, award winning filmmaker, in the editing stage of "The Hacker Wars" - a documentary film,
  • Peter Ludlow, Professor of Philosophy, Northwestern University,
  • Tor Ekeland, who represents Weev & KYAnonymous,
  • Jay Leiderman, renowned criminal lawyer, the hacktivists advocate.

Panelists will discuss Barrett Brown, Texan and journalist facing 105 years in jail for hyperlinking. This case is so explosive that a media gag order is in effect. We discuss how Brown’s case is linked to that of Jeremy Hammond hacktivist and revolutionary sentenced to 10 years for hacking Stratfor, a Texas intelligence contractor and to that of Weev, the hacker who didn’t hack AT&T. He is is doing 41 months in federal prison for what those in the tech community consider a non-crime.

The focus is on how the cases impact the future of online liberty, the criminalization of dissent and the suspension of the rule of law.

Purchase "The Hacker Wars" from Amazon (Rent/Buy HD):

After attaining the hard-won goal of completing an independent feature film, filmmakers are confronted with the equally gargantuan task of securing distribution. What better way to support "The Hacker Wars" than buying a DVD. Vivien Lesnik Weisman has been awesome help to Anons. Paying is a choice

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