Moving towards a Decolonized Internet through Research – Shayna Robinson

The Internet can proliferate inequality and injustice, especially when its design is not inclusive nor its designers diverse. The Internet can also invalidate traditional forms of knowledge production and knowledge sharing and has the power to erase languages and cultures. But it doesn’t have to. Highlighting examples from the Internet Society Foundation’s Research Program, this session will share how funding research on “Decolonizing the Internet” can help shift the Internet towards being a site of restoration and liberation and bring those at the margins closer to the center.

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