Confirmed keynote speakers currently include
One panel has been fully specified. It’s called “Big Enough to Succeed.” It provides four vital examples of a fourth way to Internet connectivity; small, entrepreneurial (non-Municipal) carriers that are leading the way to the future of connectivity. Confirmed speakers on this panel include John Brown, founder of CityLink Telecommunications, Ken Johnson, President and General Manager of Conneaut Telephone Company, Pat Kennedy, the founder of Lit San Leandro and Levi Maaia, VP of Full Channel.
Other panels will address issues such as . . .
- BIP, BTOP, UCAN, Gig-U, Google Fiber and other big pipe experiments
- Freedom and Connectivity from Alexandria, Egypt to Zuccotti Park, USA
- Surveillance, spying, and democracy
- Corruption, power and Internet progress
- and . . .
As in previous years, F2C: Freedom to Connect will feature great music, good food, and an awesome audience. Watch this space for further details.
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