#killswitch: A Documentary About the Free Internet

From historic uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East to the Telecom mergers in the States, 2011 has already proven to be a pretty tumultuous year for the Internet… and we’ve still got 6 months to go.

Enter the new documentary #killswitch. The filmmakers at Akorn Entertainment aim to make the case that a free and open Internet is essential for democracy and they launched a kickstarter.com campaign to prove it. Topics of the film include: the special relationship between Internet Service Providers and the United States Government; media consolidation; Julian Assange and WikiLeaks; and the revolving door between governments and big media.

Find out more about this timely documentary and how to save the free and open Internet here.

Watch the project trailer below, then head to Kickstarter to support this important campaign!

Visual News contributor Robbie Douglas provides the poster art for the film. See the original piece here.

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