NYU Steinhardt

Politics of Digital Media

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2138
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: 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