Video: @StanfordCIS Panel – Free Speech in the Networked World #freespeech #netfreedom #ows

On Nov 30 2011 the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School hosted a panel discussion – From Public Squares to Platforms: Free Speech in the Networked World. A diverse panel from academia, public interest, and private practice, discussed the opportunities and challenges for free speech as it increasingly moves from the town square to the networked world.


  • Dorothy Chou – Senior Policy Analyst, Google
  • Linda Lye – Staff Attorney, ACLU of Northern California
  • Philip Hammer – Of Counsel, Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel
  • Andrew McLaughlin – Non-Residential Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society and the Executive Director of Civic Commons
  • Laurence Pulgram – Partner and Chair of Commercial and Copyright Litigation Group, Fenwick and West LLP


  • Nicole Ozer - Co-Chair- California State Bar Cyberspace Committee, Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director, ACLU of Northern California