CONFERENCE – Are Facebook and Google useful for democracy?
Regulating Informational Infrastructure: Are Facebook and Google useful for democracy?
The Centre for Business Ethics at Bentley University, an IECO partner centre, is organising this event for practitioners as part of the Brown Bag Series lecture series.
The conference will address the regulation of information infrastructure on the Internet. It will be lead by Josh Simons, a Labour Party activist and candidate in Bury, Greater Manchester. He is also a PhD candidate at Harvard University. Mr. Simons is building a financial and digital infrastructure for digital campaigning in the UK. With his programme he has managed to increase voter turnout and voter registration in Bury.
The lecture, which is co-sponsored by the Institute for Ethics at Northeastern University and sponsored by the State Street Foundation.
The online conference will take place at 9:00 am (EST).
Please, note that this is a free event.