The GovLab Selected Curation of Articles on Net-Governance: Issue 59

The Selected Curation of Articles on Net-governance (the SCAN) is a weekly digest on internet governance news, reports, and events produced by the Governance Lab @NYU (the GovLab) as part of the GovLab’s Living Labs on Smarter Governance project. The SCAN is cross-posted weekly from the GovLab on the Internet Policy Observatory. The original posting of the GovLab SCAN- Issue 59, January 23, 2015 can be found here.

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Fostering Freedom Online: The Role of Internet Intermediaries

This new report in the UNESCO Internet freedom series focuses on the rise of internet intermediaries that play a mediating role on the internet between authors of content and audience. This UNESCO project was completed as a joint initiative with the Open Society Foundations, the Internet Society, and Center for Global Communication Studies. The original post can be found here.

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The GovLab Selected Curation of Articles on Net-Governance: Issue 41

The Selected Curation of Articles on Net-governance (the SCAN) is a weekly digest on internet governance news, reports, and events produced by the Governance Lab @NYU (the GovLab) as part of the GovLab’s Living Labs on Smarter Governance project. The SCAN is cross-posted weekly from the GovLab on the Internet Policy Observatory. The original posting of the GovLab SCAN- Issue 41, September 5, 2014 can be found here.

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Are Internet and Telecom Companies Living up to Their Digital Responsibilities?

Rebecca MacKinnon, Director of the Ranking Digital Rights project at the New America Foundation, discusses how policies and practices of internet and telecommunications companies have an impact on free expression and privacy, asking if these companies are living up to their digital responsibilities. This article was originally posted on the New America’s Weekly Wonk and can be found here.

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