#IEinternetday welcomed the founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales to give the keynote speech at Ireland's Internet Day in Trinity College Dublin on the 26th October 2017.
Jimmy asks if we live in a post-truth world, and gives insight into the world of Wikipedia. He also outlines his newest venture WikiTribune which aims to combat 'fake news' which just recently went live. Jimmy endorsed IE Domain Registry’s call for a new Internet Policy Forum in Ireland to give Ireland’s business owners, and its citizens and communities, a voice on how the internet is developed, managed and governed in Ireland. Read more about this exciting development here.
Irish Independent Technology Editor, Adrian Weckler moderated a Q&A with Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales. Jimmy answers some interesting questions sent in by attendees and live on Twitter.
David Curtin address
In addition, against the backdrop of conflicting EU and US regulatory frameworks, IE Domain Registry CEO David Curtin also set out the case for a new Internet Policy Forum in Ireland. Read more about this exciting development here and follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with any announcements.