Be part of a BBC World Service Programme with MIT's Joi Ito

    Thu, Mar 14, 2013

    Times: 12.40pm-2pm

    Venue: MIT Media Lab

    Building E14 - 6th Floor, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

    Contact:

    Abigail Hollick

    abigail.hollick@bbc.co.uk

    617.253.5960

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    Joi Ito is one of the great pioneers of openness on the internet. He claims it will be "the pillar of democracy for the 21st Century". But with Egypt's so-called Facebook revolution in jeopardy and world-wide anxieties that the web is being used by governments to spy on their citizens, is this optimism misplaced? In a special live BBC World Service programme from Boston, Razia Iqbal introduces Joi Ito to listeners world-wide and an audience at MIT's Media Lab in Boston, USA. Join them at MIT Media Lab 12:40pm on Thursday March 14th for What If...We Could All Talk to Joi Ito? All tickets are FREE, there is a maximum of four per person, and tickets are released on a first-come first-served basis. The event finishes at 2pm. Click here for tickets and please specify number: JoiItotickets@bbc.co.uk If you would like to ask a question or make a point to Joi please state it briefly in your email. Thank you.

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