The Future of the Cyber-Commons: To What End? In Whose Interest?


Publication Date: January 2000

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership

Author(s): Libby Garland

Research Area: Culture and religion; Media, telecommunications, and information

Keywords: Community Formation; Social Patterns; Technology; Political Behavior

Type: Other

Coverage: United States


The author reports on a conference that was recently convened to assess the Internet's performance to date and its future prospects as a democratic civic medium. Might the Internet contribute to the salvation of our Jewish and American public life?