For the third year in a row, I am speaking at SXSW Interactive. Last year’s discussion about internet fame was a huge success, and I really enjoyed meeting and talking to everyone who came.
This year I am speaking on “P2P 2.0 and the Future of Digital Media,” a panel about the possibilities and futures of peer-to-peer content creation, distribution, and collaboration. This is a great panel put together by Adam Fisk (LittleShoot, Limewire) and also features Ian Clarke (FreeNet, Revver), Wendy Seltzer (EFF, Berkman Center), and Aaron Ray (the manager for Linkin Park). I’m really excited. As with any panel, I’m sure it will evolve and change as we get closer to the date, but I’m thinking about talking about commercial internet sites and their effects on content creators (copyright infringement claims, content ownership, advertising, selling of personal information, etc.).
So if you’re at SXSW drop by. I was also thinking about organizing an Academics at SXSW meetup- any interest?