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Friday, March 8 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Aaron Swartz Town Hall

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Celebrate and learn about the life and ideals of Aaron Swartz at this special SXSW Town Hall.
In addition to addressing some of the open source principles that shape his philosophies, the session will also cover ongoing efforts to change the draconian US copyright laws under which Swartz was being prosecuted. Aaron’s close friends and allies in the community will speak briefly and allow for an open discussion about his life’s work, CFAA reform, open access, and what we as a community can do together moving forward.
This session is FREE and open to the public -- no SXSW badge is required to attend.
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Speakers
avatar for Marvin Ammori

Marvin Ammori

2013 Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow | New America Foundation | Marvin Ammori (@ammori) is a First Amendment lawyer who has spent a decade in DC working on public policy issues such as network neutrality, copyright, and STEM education. He recently published a short book called On Internet Freedom. Once the General Counsel of the advocacy group Free Press, he serves on the boards of Demand Progress and Fight for the Future, and on the Steering... Read More →
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Jennifer Lynch

Attorney | Electronic Frontier Foundation | Jennifer Lynch is a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she works on open government and privacy issues as part of EFF’s Transparency Project. Jennifer writes and speaks frequently on biometrics, government surveillance programs, domestic drones, and intelligence community misconduct. She is quoted regularly in mainstream and tech-focused media, consults with legislators on... Read More →
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Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman

Founder & Exec Dir | SumOfUs | Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman is the Founder and Executive Director of SumOfUs.org, a new global movement for corporate accountability. She has run online organizing programs on four continents and globally, including at Avaaz.org, GetUp.org.au, and the Alliance for Climate Protection. In other professional lives she served as a pollster at the Mellman Group, ran research and targeting for the AFL-CIO's political... Read More →


Friday March 8, 2013 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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