Julian Assange Video Interview To Be Livestreamed Saturday, March 8

Written by Jessica Cox | Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014

Julian Assange speaks at SXSW on Saturday, March 8

On Saturday, March 8 at 11 am CST, WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange joins The Barbarian Group's Benjamin Palmer in conversation via satellite video. This special SXSW Interactive session occurs in Exhibit Hall 5 at the Austin Convention Center.

The anti-censorship activist will engage in this SXSW interview to discuss the pervasive spread of surveillance, advantages and abuses of the digital age, and the future of democracy.

If you cannot be at SXSW Interactive on Saturday, then you can watch a free livestream of the session from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST courtesy of The Texas Tribune. Based in Austin, the Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that promotes civic engagement and discourse on public policy, politics, government and other matters of statewide and national concern.

For media inquires regarding this special session at SXSW Interactive, please contact the SXSW Interactive Press desk.

Julian Assange photo by Allen Clarke.