The Internet's Challenge to Democracy: Framing the Problem and Assessing Reforms

Written by Nathaniel Persily 11 March 2019

This paper examines how “concern that the most democratic features of the internet are, in fact, endangering democracy itself” wherein “democracies pay a price for internet freedom...in the form of disinformation, hate speech, incitement, and foreign interference in elections” and face economic challenges” (Persily, 2019).

Publisher: Stanford Centre of Philanthropy and Civil Society

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Categories: Paper, Media and technology, Tools of Democracy