Politics of Digital Media
This seminar examines various political themes & issues such as the politics of regulation & network architecture, the politics of piracy & hacking & the politics of grassroots activism. Students will interrogate a range of higher political theories about democracy, liberalism & neoliberalism as they concern the intersection of technology & politics. Specific topics may include: domain name registration, ICAAN, filtering, tactical media, & open source software.
- Old Course Number: E58.2138