BBC World Service Broadcast with Joi Ito
BBC World Service Broadcast with Joi Ito
Thursday, March 14, 2013 | 12:40pm - 2:00pm

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Joi Ito is one of the great pioneers of openness on the Internet. He claims it will be “the pillar of democracy for the 21st Century.” But with Egypt’s so-called Facebook revolution in jeopardy, and world-wide anxieties that the web is being used by governments to spy on their citizens, is this optimism misplaced? In a special live BBC World Service programme from Boston, Razia Iqbal introduces Joi Ito to listeners both around the world and in person at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Join them at MIT Media Lab 12:40pm on Thursday 14th March for What If…We Could All Talk to Joi Ito? All tickets are free, but there is a maximum of four per person, on a first-come first-served basis. The event will also be broadcast live from WBUR, 90.9 FM. The event finishes at 2pm. Refreshments served afterwards.

For tickets, email JoiItotickets [at] bbc [dot] co [dot] uk with how many tickets you'd like. Additionally, if you would like to ask Joi Ito a question, please state it briefly in your email.