Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Freedom and Connectivity: Advancing the Freedom to Communicate in the Americas

From the summary: "As communications-related issues rise to the top of local, national and international agendas, policymakers often find themselves caught between competing obligations and values. Questions arise around building the digital future: What is the proper role of government? What are the responsibilities of business, civil society and citizens? What policies and practices are emerging as indicators for future success? The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, in association with Grupo Salinas and Caminos de la Libertad, convened the first Aspen Institute Forum on the Freedom to Communicate to examine the issues surrounding the freedoms of expression and connectivity in the Western Hemisphere and to develop actionable steps that can enhance these freedoms in the Americas." Read more