The worldwide struggle for internet freedom


Hour 1

Is the internet compatible with democracy? How much of Google and Facebook can be regulated by the government? The struggle for internet control continues to grow as we rely more on our digitally networked platforms, devices and services. Journalist and web-democracy pioneer REBECCA MacKINNON looks at the high stakes of civil liberties and privacy issues consumers are facing in her recent book, “Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom.”

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