Empire and Communications: Power and empowerment on the internet

Science & Technology
re:publica 2016

Short thesis: 

These are dark days for the web. Monopolies, walled gardens, surveillance and fear have spread across the internet. On the flip side, there is a new wave of open emerging: a grassroots movement for online freedom, creativity and opportunity for all.

Description: 

Leaning on the thinking of communications scholar Harold Innis, Mark Surman reflects on the importance of the internet freedom movement in this age of empire.

Stage 1
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 -
17:30 to 18:30
English
Talk
Beginner

Speakers

Executive Director