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Stop Disconnection Demo

Open Rights Group

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 5:30 PM (GMT)

Stop Disconnection Demo

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It's time to show MPs what we think about the Digital Economy Bill.

As it stands now, the Bill, if passed into law, will allow disconnection, web blocking and could see the death of open wifi.

Come along to the ORG demo on Wednesday 24th March at 17:30 and protest against disconnection without trial and censorship on the Internet.

We'll have placards; just bring some black tape to gag or blindfold yourself.

Disconnection is a collective punishment.  It is unacceptable, unfair and disproportionate.

The demo will be at Old Palace Yard (opposite Parliament, next to Westminster Abbey).  Tell us you are coming by requesting a "ticket" - you don't need to bring this with you - we only want registrations so that we can contact you.

If you can't make it to London, why not set up your own demo?  Choose a prominent place in your hometown; if possible, a local party HQ or MP constituency office, and let us know and we'll advertise it on our website.

http://bit.ly/disconnection

Have questions about Stop Disconnection Demo? Contact Open Rights Group

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Old Palace Yard
Abingdon Street
SW1P 3JY London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 5:30 PM (GMT)


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Open Rights Group

Open Rights Group is a movement of people committed to protecting our rights to privacy and free speech.  The digital age is transforming society: bringing us greater democracy, transparency and new creative possibilities. When these freedoms are under attack, the Open Rights Group is there to defend them. Founded in 2005 by 1,000 digital activists, ORG is the UK's only grassroots organisation dedicated to protecting free speech and privacy online.  We challenge threats to these rights through awareness-raising, public campaigns and legal interventions.

ORG is a non-profit company funded by donors, mostly by people like you. We depend on regular contributions to run and win our campaigns.

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