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Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights & Labor Michael Posner To Discuss Human Rights and the Internet


Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 4, 2011

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Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights & Labor Michael Posner will discuss the intersection of human rights, technology, and business at Yahoo!’s third annual Business and Human Rights Summit on Thursday, May 5, 2011.

Joining a panel of experts discussing the challenges inherent in achieving the right balance between free expression, liberty and security, Assistant Secretary Posner will deliver his comments from 8:30-10:30 a.m., at National Press Club’s Holeman Lounge, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045.

For further information regarding Assistant Secretary Posner’s participation in this event, please contact Evan Owen at owene@state.gov or 202-647-4747.

For further information regarding Yahoo!’s Business and Human Rights Summit, please contact Nina Blackwell at ninabl@yahoo-inc.com or 917-584-4314.



PRN: 2011/695

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