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Live Worldwide Webchat on Internet Freedom

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 15, 2011


Following a live webcast of Secretary Clinton’s speech: “Internet Rights And Wrongs: Choices & Challenges In A Networked World,” Alec Ross, the U.S. Department of State's Senior Adviser for Innovation, and Dan Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, will participate in worldwide webchat on Internet freedom through the Department of State’s CO.NX program.

The webcast and follow-on webchat will take place on the CO.NX Facebook page ( and here: . The webcast of the speech will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m. The Webchat will begin at approximately 2:00 p.m.

CO.NX is an online diplomacy team in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs that engages audiences around the world through interactive webchat programs. Each program provides a dynamic forum for open discussion. Online participants interact with experts, opinion makers, U.S. Government officials and community activists on U.S. policy, society and values.

Bureau of Public Affairs
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2492

PRN: 2011/213


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