Internet Transparency: What do Governments, Copyright Law, and Malware Authors Have in Common?
They are all powerful actors that can affect the free flow of information on the internet. Do legal means for restricting information work? Are extralegal means more or less effective? Is copyright helping or hindering innovation on the web? What about the chilling effects of surveillance? We'll discuss how publishing and visualizing data can shine a light on what the powerful are doing to limit the spread of information on the internet.