Brazilian Activists Meet in Free Media Week in Rio de Janeiro

Semana de Mídias Livres

Banner of the event Semana de Mídias Livres (Free Media Week) on Facebook by Copyfight.

A series of debates and workshops dedicated to the democratization of the media, digital radio, cryptography and surveillance, among other digital activism issues, starts tomorrow, November 26, in Rio de Janeiro. The Semana de Mídias Livres (Free Media Week) [pt] gathers three events in one until November 30: the second international conference Spectrum, Society and Communication (ESC2), a meeting organized by the Rizoma de Rádios Livres (Rhizome of Free Radios) [pt], and the third Copyfight meeting, that stated in a release note: 

O foco desta edição são os novos desafios da cultura livre em um contexto de crescente insurgência nas redes e nas ruas, assim como questões relevantes no contexto da luta pela democratização da comunicação no Brasil. 

The focus of this edition will be given to the new challenges of free culture in a context of growing insurgency in the networks and on the streets, as well as relevant issues in the context of the struggle for democratization of communication in Brazil.

All the activities will be livestreamed in the website of the event.

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