London MEP Digital Debate

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Join Open Rights Group to hear from MEP candidates for the London region and quiz them on their views on digital rights.

In the run-up to the European elections on 22nd May, Open Rights Group are holding MEP hustings across the country as part of the wepromise.eu (https://www.wepromise.eu/en) campaign.

The hustings will focus on digital rights issues, asking the candidates where they stand on issues such as censorship of the web, online anonymity, open data and mass surveillance measures.

Candidates confirmed

• Sarah Ludford MEP - Liberal Democrat

• Claude Moraes MEP - Labour

• Danny Bates - Green

• Paul Oakley - UKIP

Invited, TBC:

• Syed Kamall MEP (Conservative)

Chaired by Glyn Moody (https://twitter.com/glynmoody) - writer and journalist on technology and digital rights

Supported by:

• Digital Conversations (http://www.meetup.com/Digital-Conversations/)

• Ladies Who Code (http://www.meetup.com/Ladies-Who-Code-UK/)

• HNLondon (http://www.meetup.com/HNLondon/)

• Cybersalon (http://www.cybersalon.org)

If you wish to attend but don't wish to use MeetUp, you can email london at openrightsgroup dot org. london at openrightsgroup dot org ([masked])