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Conversation on Freedom and Democracy in the Digital Age

Summary of Conversation of Freedom and Democracy in the Digital Age
Co-Chairs: Jonathan Aronson, University of Southern California & Michael Kleeman, University of California San Diego
September 22, 2017 at the University of Southern California
 
On September 22, 2017 a day-long conversation took place at the University of Southern California focused on updating the work of Ithiel de Sola Pool’s 1983 book Technologies of Freedom and considering it within the current set of issues facing society,… Read More » “Conversation on Freedom and Democracy in the Digital Age”

Ellen Helsper, visiting researcher at ARNIC Fall 2017

Dr Ellen Helsper is Associate Professor in the Media and Communications Department at the LSE. Her current research interests include the links between social and digital inequalities; exclusion from and within digital spaces; mediated interpersonal communication; and methodological innovation in quantitative and qualitative media and communications research.
At the moment she is involved in the From Digital Skills to Tangible Outcomes; the Network Effects in Digital Inequalities and the Global Kids Online projects. She consults widely for governments,… Read More » “Ellen Helsper, visiting researcher at ARNIC Fall 2017”

2017 APrIGF key takeaway

 
I was lucky enough to be selected as a Fellow in 2017 APrIGF. While pursuing my master degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science, my training and examination are more westernized and theory-oriented. I have always been seeking for opportunities to learn from practical experiences with an Asian focus. APrIGF seems a great place to have a better understanding of internet governance.
2017 APrIGF had four big themes which are
(1) Accessibility and Diversity of the Internet Access,… Read More » “2017 APrIGF key takeaway”

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New book– Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Jonathan Aronson and Peter Cowhey’s new book Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance was published by Oxford University Press on July 31st.  Ambassador William Kennard, former FCC Chair and U.S. Ambassador to the EU described Digital DNA as “a compelling, comprehensive and pragmatic framework for governance of global digital markets.”  Former U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky added that Digital DNA  offers “a framework that propels innovation and economic growth,… Read More » “New book– Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance”