Who is winning the battle to control the internet?

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From Index on Censorship

A diverse landscape for open debate, creativity and innovation, the digital world has in many ways been a gift for free expression. A place for spreading news quickly and information-sharing, for highlighting the most profound violations of human rights, it transforms how we communicate. It’s also, of course, ripe territory for censorship, widespread offence and illegal activity.

While government representatives gathered at the World Conference on Information Technology (WCIT) to argue over the future of internet governance, this issue of Index on Censorship magazine, Digital Frontiers asks: who is winning the battle to control the internet?

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MacKinnon, R., & Zuckerman, E. (2012). Don’t Feed the Trolls Index on Censorship, 41 (4), 14-24 DOI: 10.1177/0306422012467413

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