[Chicago] [ssh] Lawrence Lessig, "Internet Own Boy" tomorrow

Rob Kapteyn robkapteyn at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 20:29:56 CET 2015

I was there.

The movie is Creative Commons licensed -- so it can be shared freely via
bittorrent. (also encouraged by Knappenberger).

 I'm pretty sure that it still legal to share legal torrent links from the
internet archive ;)


You can also get it on iTunes for $5 - $10.

There were about 500 people there, and it was very well received.
It is a very, very well made documentary.
The discussion with Lessig, Knappenberger, and Aaron's father was
It was obvious that a much of the audience knew nothing of the story and
were shocked and stunned.
I know more and have some minor criticism, but I'm still mentally digesting

On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 7:21 AM, Randy Baxley <randy7771026 at gmail.com>

> I did not go out to the screening.  Did they mention if it was in
> distribution or if they were trying to get it distributed?  Please let me
> know if it is available sometime in the city.
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 7:41 PM, Philip Strong <philip.strong at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I don't know if anyone else was able to make it to the screening, but it
>> was a powerful movie. We should defiantly show this some time for our movie
>> night..
>> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 7:20 PM, Drew Fustini <pdp7pdp7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz" Screening
>>> http://www.meetup.com/chicago-html5/events/219709499/
>>> Chicago HTML5 Group is a sponsor of the Family Action Network's upcoming
>>> screening and panel discussion of the documentary film "The Internet's Own
>>> Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz".
>>> The screening is free and open to the public. The event will include a
>>> discussion with filmmaker Brian Knappenberger, Harvard Law professor
>>> Lawrence Lessig, and Aaron's father, Robert Swartz.
>>> Sunday, January 25, 2015, 1-4:00 PM
>>> New Trier High School, Winnetka Campus
>>> Gaffney Auditorium
>>> 385 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka, IL 60093
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