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Documentary Film Series, Part II: The Internet’s Own Boy, 1/28

internets-own-boy-new-documentary-about-life-aaron-swartz-his-fight-free-democraticVermont Commons is proud to present The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz as the 2nd part of our 2014-15 Documentary Film Series.

Where: The Commons Room, Vermont Commons School, 75 Green Mountain Dr, South Burlington

When: Wednesday, January 28th, at 6pm

Free & open to the public!

Guest panelists will include:

Brian Knappenberger, award winning film maker of “The Internet’s Own Boy” and “We are Legion: The Story of the Hactivists”.  Brian will be skyping in to attend the discussion.

Martha Reid, Vermont State Librarian and Open Internet Proponent.

Bill Simmon, is a filmmaker, writer, media educator and the Director of Media Services at Vermont Community Access Media.  Bill enjoys talking about free speech and the democratization of media & technology.

Cathleen Stadecker, Lawyer with Downs Rachlin Martin focuses her practice on intellectual property counseling involving trademark, copyright, advertising, unfair competition, and Internet issues.

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At Vermont Commons School, our goal is to engage students with their world. We achieve this through programs and a curriculum grounded in local and global involvement.