David's Freedom to Connect 2008 is underway. You can find a quicktime stream on the page.
I'm upset that I couldn't attend this year - whether you agree with him or not, this is simply the best conference out there on the overlap of networks, society and technology. I've had amazing discussions with people in and out of my own echo chamber and have made some wonderful friends. He also has live music at all of his doings.
What is very interesting this year is the sponsorships by Google and Verizon.
next year ...
Here is his opening statement.