Information, Technology, Ethics, and Policy
The evolution of the internet and other information technologies and the related policies and regulations that have emerged both internationally and nationally (in the United States). The tensions surrounding the access to information and the controversies about content, such as issues of free speech. Includes an internet monitoring project designed to encourage in-depth analysis in order to place technology policy in their historical evolution and context. Explores the contemporary political and social impacts of the internet and other information technologies. Instructor: Rogerson.