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Beth Simone Noveck Takes Part in Internet As A Failed Utopia Debate at Vanity Fair's Intelligence² Digital Summit

June 12, 2015 by Andrew Young

At Vanity Fair’s Intelligence² Digital Summit yesterday, Network Chair Beth Simone Noveck participated in a debate over the proposition that The Internet Is a Failed Utopia. Andrew Keen and Frank Pasquale argued that the Internet is indeed a failed utopia due to its effects on privacy and job creation, while Noveck and  Jamie Bartlett contended that, although there are issues that we as a society need to address to improve the Internet, its capacity for increasing openness and communication, among other benefits, make the Internet far from a lost cause or an entity with primarily negative impacts on society.

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Video of the debate to come. Read more here.