On Tuesday January 24 2017 Future Tense will hold a lunchtime discussion – Will The Internet Always Be American? at the New America Foundation in Washington DC. Many leading Internet players are U.S. firms. What will resurging nationalism portend for the future of the American-centric internet and the values that initially defined it? Speakers: Rebecca MacKinnon, Director, Ranking Digital Rights, New America; Emily Parker, Future Tense Fellow, New America; Nu Wexler, Senior Manager of Communications, Twitter; Carolyn Nguyen, Director of Technology Policy, Microsoft; Ross Schulman, Senior Policy Counsel, Open Technology Institute; Jennifer Daskal, Associate Professor of Law, American University; Hao Wu, Fellow, New America; Ellery Roberts Biddle, Advocacy Director, Global Voices; Joshua Keating, Staff Writer, Slate. Moderator: Andrés Martinez, Editorial Director, Future Tense. The event will be webcast live on the New America YouTube Channel. Viewers are requested to RSVP.
What: Will The Internet Always Be American?
Where: New America Foundation, Washington DC
When: January 24, 2017 12:00pm-2:00pm (17:00-19:00 UTC)
RSVP (including webcast): http://newamerica.cvent.com/d/2vqx8c/4W
Twitter: #AmericanInternet https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmericanInternet