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Internet Governance: Mapping Internet Governance Principles, Policies and Practices

The Internet has become an essential platform & engine for economic development, social justice & the protection of human rights. At the same time, the issue of global Internet governance raises challenging questions, including: where the control of the Internet should reside, what guiding principles should be used & who should take part in the policy making process?Students will explore prominent narratives & issues, such as the concept of architectural openness & the promotion of Internet Freedom. Through weekly discussions & the tracking of developmental shifts, this course seeks to provide insight into the possible future of the medium.
Course #
MCC-GE 2305
Units
4
Term
Fall
Department