Notes from the Electronic Cottage 3/29/12

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

The U.S. was founded on John Locke’s principle of “consent of the governed,” a concept which some are trying to extend from physical space into cyberspace. Rebecca MacKinnon is one of them and she has written a book called “Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom.” It’s worth a read. If you can’t get around to reading it, you can hear some of the major ideas in a 14 minute talk available here: www.ted.com/talks/rebecca_mackinnon_let_s_take_back_the_internet.html

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