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[DC] October 28th-29th: Future of Music Summit 2013

shockleewebpic_FMCsummit2013The Future of Music Summit 2013 takes place in Washington, DC on October 28-29, 2013. Organized by the Future of Music Coalition, this year’s conference will discuss how to improve the music ecosystem and marks the 12th annual event, which will again be held at Georgetown University.

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[DC] Thurs. Sept. 19th: Hank Shocklee Just Added To Dub Champions Festival Opening For Lee Scratch Perry!

shockleewebpic_dubchampionsDCFHank Shocklee has just been added to the Dub Champions Festival DC show taking place this Thursday, September 19th and will be opening for reggae & dub Legend LEE SCRATCH PERRY! This will be a truly historic music moment and it all goes down at the legendary Howard Theatre – seriously do not miss this – get your tickets now – there are a few left.

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[DC] Fri. Sept. 20th: Hip Hop & Politics @ The Congressional Black Caucus 43rd Annual Legislative Conference

shockleewebpic_hiphopandpoliticsIf you’re in the Washington, DC area come check out a discussion on hip hop and politics this Friday, September 20th featuring our own Hank Shocklee plus the legendary DMC of Run DMC, MC Lyte, Rev. Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus, Michael Skolnik of Global Grind, Angela Rye of IMPACT Strategies and Amos Brown, on-air personality on Radio One. The event is hosted by Rep. André Carson.

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TAKE ACTION: Today Is #InternetFreedomDay – The One Year Anniversary Of The SOPA/PIPA Protests – Spread The Word

Today, January 18th has been declared Internet Freedom Day by internet users and supporters all around the U.S. Why is this important? Because we have to protect the FREEDOM TO CONNECT.

As Fight For The Future reminds us:

When SOPA and PIPA were first introduced in Congress, things looked grim for the internet. Widespread censorship seemed imminent, and Internet supporters everywhere were worried about the massive blow that was about to be dealt to freedom.

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We’re Live from CES – Live Stream The Innovation Policy Summit

The Innovation Policy Summit is live from CES this week and if you’re not in Las Vegas you can still check out the panels being streamed right here courtesy of our friends at the Consumer Electronics Association and The Innovation Movement.

Watch these important panels on issues affecting innovation including the technology economy, e-waste, pro-innovation policy, facial recognition, job creation, mobile, patents and copyrights [featuring our own Hank Shocklee on the panel - Beyond SOPA: Creating a Pro-Innovation, Pro-Artist Copyright Policy - Tuesday, January 8th at 2:00pm PST].

If you’re in town for the show, make sure to stop by!

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Join Us For A Celebration Of Internet Freedom On January 15, 2013

One year ago, a digital sleeping giant suddenly awoke. Millions of Americans called, emailed, and wrote their members in Congress in defense of Internet Freedom. The ground had shifted, and Washington would never be the same. To mark the anniversary of this great moment, The Celebration of Internet Freedom will take place on January 15th at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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[DC] Thurs. Sept. 20, 2012: Hank Shocklee Talks Tech At Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference

If you’re in the Washington, DC area don’t miss this very special session taking place at the Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference this Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA] PRESENTS:
Beyond the Digital Divide: Capitalizing on the Technology Economy

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Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange’s Speech From Ecuador’s London Embassy

On Sunday August 19th, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. In this, his first appearance in two months after showing up at the embassy’s doorstep to seek refuge and political asylum on June 19th, Assange addressed the public and urged the world, especially the U.S., to stop persecuting whistleblowers and journalists uncovering crimes and injustices.

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Watch The Future of Music Policy Summit: Here Live October 3-4, 2011

If you’re in the music business or aspiring to be, tune in right here to watch The Future of Music Coalition’s Music Policy Summit taking place today October 3rd and tomorrow, October 4th from 9am – 6pm [EST] live from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

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[DC] October 3–4: 2011 Future Of Music Coalition Policy Summit

The Future of Music Coalition is a national DC based non-profit education, research and advocacy organization that seeks a bright future for creators and listeners. Our own Hank Shocklee is an Advisory Board member and we have participated in some very well put together Future of Music Coalition events in the past so we’d like to share with you info on their upcoming conference taking place October 3-4, 2011 at Georgetown University.

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