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The future of NZ's Internet

A session at Barcamp Auckland 5

New Zealand is at a very important time regards to the internet; with really important legislature regarding access to the internet being rushed through parliament under urgency while at the same time the prospect of fibre to every home becoming more and more of a reality.

Sure, the people who come to Barcamp don't necessarily run ISPs or build out infrastructure but you are the people who build on top of that infrastructure and you understand the need to protect access to the internet as well as increasing our infrastructure.

For these reasons, Barcamp Auckland 5 will include a panel devoted to the future of NZ's Internet. This session will touch on issues regarding the copyright infringement bill passed in April, the Ultrafast Broadband initiative as well as any other related issues.

About the speakers

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Tim Mullins

IP Lawyer

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Vikram Kumar

Online stuff, InternetNZ bio from Twitter

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David Farrar

DPF enjoying life in Wellington bio from Twitter

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Clare Curran

Dunedin South Labour MP; Authorised by Chris Flatt 160 Willis St, Wellington bio from Twitter

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Gareth Hughes

I'm the youngest Green MP in the NZ Parliament. Authorised by Jon Field, Level 2, 17 Garrett Street, Wellington. bio from Twitter

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Lance Wiggs

Consultant, founder, director. Powerkiwi, Define Instruments, Lingopal, Cadimage, MyTours, InternetNZ. Somewhat suppressed Motorcycle adventurer. bio from Twitter

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Paul Brislen
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Sam Lotu-Iiga

MP for Maungakiekie bio from Twitter

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