Call for a net bill of rights

2 April 2015

Centre for the Study of Democracy

Following the successful Digital Citizenship event organised by Cybersalon and CSD at the Palace of Westminster, Richard Barbrook posted his contribution to the debate: Digital Citizenship: From Liberal Privilege to Democratic Emancipation. The essay was immediately republished by OpenDemocracy.

CSD will continue to work with Cybersalon to craft a bill of rights for the internet, through an open process using creative methods such as crowdsourcing. As Barbrook argues: "If liberty and democracy are to be enhanced within the Net, what is now required is an energetic public debate over how to construct a new constitutional settlement which nurtures today’s collective forms of digital citizenship."

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