Tuesday, February 1, 2011

How the unrests in Egypt are highlighting key 21st century Internet issues

Given the historic unrests going on in Egypt right now, I decided to ditch the syllabus yesterday and discuss Egypt's role in highlighting 21st century Internet issues instead. I figured the Egyptian government's unprecedented decision to disconnect 80 million people from the Internet demanded a discussion of net neutrality and the Internet Kill switch as it raised an important question about whether or not Internet access should be considered a human right.

Here are the slides from yesterday's class: