Deciphering Crypto-Discourse: Articulations of Internet Freedom in Relation to the State

25 Pages Posted: 1 Feb 2017

Date Written: December 5, 2016

Abstract

“Freedom” is an elusive concept. The understanding of what constitutes freedom varies between countries and cultures. “Internet freedom” is an equally amorphous notion that lends itself well to multiple normative interpretations of what the Internet should represent. In Internet governance debates, myriad actors are invested in defining the meaning of “freedom” in relation to Internet-specific technologies.

Keywords: GigaNet

Suggested Citation

Hellegren, Isadora, Deciphering Crypto-Discourse: Articulations of Internet Freedom in Relation to the State (December 5, 2016). GigaNet: Global Internet Governance Academic Network, Annual Symposium 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2909373 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2909373

Isadora Hellegren (Contact Author)

McGill University ( email )

1001 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G5
Canada

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