Micah Sifry, founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, speaks to Laura Flanders about the potential an open-source movement like Occupy Wall St. could have to change communications, politics and net-based activism in the United States. This video was broadcast live on October 5, 2011, from Zucotti Park, as part of Free Speech TV's ongoing coverage of Occupy Wall St.
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