"Some background notes: It is not our intention to try to hammer out a common position on Wikileaks or internet freedom over the course of this symposium, but to explore some common questions together, with respect for each other's intelligence and sincerity. PdF is a crosspartisan forum devoted to examining the impact of technology on politics, government and society. This is obviously a hinge moment in that unfolding process.
In addition, this is not an attempt at a "balanced" debate, but rather an effort to give people from the fields of new and old media, technology, academia, politics, and policy, a place where we could start to think together about the meaning of current events. The presence or absence of particular speakers or points of view should not be taken as meaning anything more than the fact that some smart, engaged people were available on extremely short notice, and other smart, engaged people weren't."
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