Thursday, June 10, 2010

First ever ORGCon 24 July

Unfortunately I'm not going to be able to make it due to a wedding but Jim Killock has alerted me to the first ever ORG Conference:
"James Boyle, Cory Doctorow and Tom Watson are heading up the first ever conference dedicated to digital rights in the UK. Top of the agenda at ORGCon is tackling the Digital Economy Act and the new Government.
Book your ticket now for the first ever ORGCon on 24 July
Sessions will include
  • James Boyle on the future of copyright, in London especially for this talk
  • Cory Doctorow talk and panel on how artists can make copyright work for them
  • What MPs are doing about Digital Economy Act (Tom Watson, Eric Joyce, Julian Huppert)
  • What does the 'Right to Data' mean? (Heather Brooke, Rufus Pollock)
  • Opening up the Data Protection Directive: Can of Worms or Opportunity (Privacy International)
  • Dismantling the Database State (No2ID) 
  • Theft! A History of Music (Jennifer Jenkins)
There are a limited number of tickets for this bonanza event.
Book now to avoid disappointment! Special discount rates for new and existing supporters."
£10 is an absolute bargin given that line up, so sign up and enjoy!

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