CIMA Event: Reclaiming the Internet for Democracy

July 19, 2018
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

How are various groups working to ensure that the internet remains an open platform for democratic engagement? What are the biggest challenges they face? What can be done to support their efforts? At present, global internet policy decisions are dominated by large tech firms and state actors. Missing from the equation are a number of important voices from the democracy community – particularly from the Global South – whose perspective is essential if we want the internet to fully live up to its democratic potential.