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News & Brews: Regulating Big Tech
March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$25
Join us at Art Marble 21 on Thursday, March 21st for an evening of food, drink and conversation surrounding one of the biggest issues facing our city today.
As the behemoths of the tech industry have matured, the true power they wield has become more apparent and, to some, troubling. Facebook is producing a never-ending onslaught of bad news, from massive privacy breaches to its role in illicit persuasion campaigns. Meanwhile, Amazon is lambasted by a wide array of interests, from President Trump to proponents of labor rights. Recently, lawmakers have begun to entertain the idea of regulating these massive companies, maybe even breaking them up. We will explore whether they should do so and if so, how?
Confirmed panelists include:
Reuven Carlyle, WA Senator
Noah Purcell, WA Solicitor General
Jack Kirkwood, Professor of Law at Seattle University
Your ticket includes access to the pre-reception (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM) where you will mingle with the panelists and your fellow attendees, along with enjoying complimentary drinks and appetizers. The program will follow at 7:00 PM and run for approximately (1) hour.