Fifth Avenue at Waverly Pl
New York City, New York

Come celebrate and protect the Internet!

Where: Washington Square Park, Teen Plaza (SE part of the park)

When: Saturday, 9/22, 3pm to 4pm

Who: Speakers will include:
- Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia)
- Andrew Baron (Rocketboom)
- Gale Brewer (NYC City Council)
- Birju Pandya (
- Dana Spiegel (NYCWireless)
- Lauren Klein (One Laptop Per Child) and others.

What: FREE event, Music, wireless, surprises. Please come!


Sept. 22, Noon to 2:30pm, free public classes in honor of OneWebDay at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, 721 Broadway (at Waverly), 4th Floor (map)

* you must RSVP to itp (at) to attend the ITP class at noon.
* (No RSVP required for the main event at 3:00 PM, just the ITP class, but we'd love to hear if you plan to come to the main event, too.)

Subjects to include:

* Dan Phiffer of ShiftSpace on how to be an empowered Web user

* Tom Lowenhaupt on the .nyc campaign

* Fred Benenson of Free Culture NYU on Creative Commons and online copyright

* More speakers to be announced soon

Who should attend: Anyone who likes the internet and its transformative effect on human lives

Why you should attend: The Internet is under threat around the world, and it's up to us to celebrate and protect it.

Events taking place 9.22 all over the world -- check out what's happening in other locations:

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Added by this is emily on March 11, 2007