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Media@McGill presents Al Gore lecture before enthusiastic crowd!

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From left to right: Olivier Marcil, Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations), Al Gore, Christine Ross, Director of Media@McGill, and Tomi Tade, 2013 Media@McGill Undergraduate International Internship awardee. Photo credit: Owen Egan.

Al Gore spoke about “Technology and the Future of Democratization” to a full house of 700 students, professors and the general public at Pollack Hall, McGill University on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Others followed his talk on Twitter – @Media_McGill  and tweeted questions using #AlGoreMTL.

Read our Twitter feed for some of highlights of last night. Al Gore’s talk generated extensive media coverage; see below to read and view full media coverage. 

The Guardian, Nov.6, 2013,  Al Gore: Snowden 'revealed evidence' of crimes against US constitution, 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/06/al-gore-snowden-revealed-evidence-crimes-nsa

Salon.com, Nov. 6, 2013, Gore: Snowden exposed crimes against Constitutionhttp://www.salon.com/2013/11/06/gore_snowden_exposed_crimes_against_constitution/

Politico.com, Nov. 6th, 2013, Al Gore: NSA spying 'unacceptable', http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/al-gore-nsa-spying-99452.html?hp=r6

ICI Radio-Canada, Nov. 6th, 2013, Medium Large, La conférence d'Al Gore avec Philippe Marcoux: http://www.radio-canada.ca/emissions/medium_large/2013-2014/archives.asp?date=2013-11-06

Canadian Press via The Gazette, Nov. 6th, 2013, Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore predicts lawmakers will rein in surveillance, http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Former+vicepresident+Gore+predicts+lawmakers+will+rein/9129866/story.html

Canadian Press via Edmonton Journal, Nov. 6th, 2013, Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore predicts lawmakers will rein in surveillance, http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Former+vicepresident+Gore+predicts+lawmakers+will+rein/9129866/story.html

Canadian Press via O Canada.com, Nov. 6th, 2013, Al Gore predicts lawmakers will rein in surveillance after Snowden leaks, http://o.canada.com/news/al-gore-predicts-lawmakers-will-rein-in-surveillance-after-snowden-leaks/

Canadian Press via Ottawa Citizen, Nov. 7th 2013, Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore predicts lawmakers will rein in surveillance, http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Former+vicepresident+Gore+predicts+lawmakers+will+rein/9129866/story.html 

Canadian Press via Metro, Nov. 5th 2013, Al Gore predicts intelligence agencies like the NSA will be reined in, http://metronews.ca/news/canada/845916/gore-predicts-intelligence-agencies-will-be-reined-in/

The Washington Times, Nov. 7th 2013, Al Gore: NSA guilty of ‘crimes against the U.S. Constitution’, http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/nov/7/al-gore-nsa-guilty-crimes-against-us-constitution/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

Politix, Nov. 7th 2013, Spying un-ccol, un-ok, and 'unacceptable,' says Gore http://politix.topix.com/homepage/8815-spying-un-cool-un-ok-and-unacceptable-says-gore?comments=1

The McGill Daily, Nov. 11th 2013, Al Gore speaks at McGill http://www.mcgilldaily.com/2013/11/al-gore-speaks-at-mcgill/

Le Delit, Nov. 12th, 2013, Democratie et Technologie, http://www.delitfrancais.com/2013/11/12/democratie-et-technologie/

Newser.com, Nov. 6th, 2013, Gore Blasts NSA's 'Crimes Against the Constitution', http://www.newser.com/story/177154/gore-blasts-nsas-crimes-against-the-constitution.html

Castanet, Nov. 5th, 2013, Al Gore predicts lawmakers will rein in  http://www.castanet.net/edition/news-story-102066-4-.htm

Washington.cbslocal.com, Nov. 7, 2013, Gore: Snowden Leaks Revealed ‘Crimes Against the Constitution’, http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/11/07/gore-snowden-leaks-revealed-crimes-against-the-constitution/

Presstv.ir, Nov. 7, 2013, Al Gore: NSA spying 'unacceptable', http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/11/06/333350/al-gore-nsa-spying-unacceptable/


Numerama, Nov. 7, 2013, NSA : Al Gore dénonce un "crime contre la Constitution des Etats-Unis" http://www.numerama.com/magazine/27445-nsa-al-gore-denonce-un-34crime-contre-la-constitution-des-etats-unis34.html


Cuba Debate, Nov. 7, 2013, Al Gore: Evidencia revelada por Snowden prueba crímenes contra la Constitución de los EEUU, http://www.cubadebate.cu/noticias/2013/11/07/al-gore-evidencia-revelada-por-snowden-prueba-crimenes-contra-la-constitucion-de-los-eeuu/

 

Nonprofit QuarterlyNov. 8, 2013, Gore Inadvertently Makes Case for Snowden as Whistleblower, http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/23218-gore-says-snowden-s-revelations-make-him-a-whistleblower.html

Eben Moglen, A talk given at Columbia Law School on November 13th, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYMHM2JiRyo

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