James Losey for the Internet Policy Observatory (28 October 2014)

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James Losey discussed my work in a blog post for the Internet Policy Observatory (28 October 2014).
Read the post, entitled 'Institutional Advocacy and Internet Policy'

CGCS Visiting Scholar James Losey discusses the role of institutional advocacy in shaping internet policy. James will address this topic during his October 30th talk ”How the Internet and Activism Changes Policy.”

From the Black Thursday protest against the Communications Decency Act (CDA) in 1996 to the Internet Slowdown in November 2014, internet activism has a rich history of engaging in internet policy. With regard to internet policy and activism, as Stefania Milan notes in her Social Movements and Their Technologies: Wiring Social Change, the internet is both a tool for activism and a target of contention. (continues..)