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The digital republic : on freedom and democracy in the 21st century  Cover Image Book Book

The digital republic : on freedom and democracy in the 21st century / Jamie Susskind.

Summary:

"Not long ago, the tech industry was widely admired, and the internet was regarded as a tonic for freedom and democracy. Not anymore. Every day, the headlines blaze with reports of racist algorithms, data leaks, and social media platforms festering with falsehood and hate. In The Digital Republic, acclaimed author Jamie Susskind argues that these problems are not the fault of a few bad apples at the top of the industry. They are the result of our failure to govern technology properly. The Digital Republic charts a new course. It offers a plan for the digital age: new legal standards, new public bodies and institutions, new duties on platforms, new rights and regulators, new codes of conduct for people in the tech industry. Inspired by the great political essays of the past, and steeped in the traditions of republican thought, it offers a vision of a different type of society: a digital republic in which human and technological flourishing go hand in hand." -- Description provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643139012
  • Physical Description: 442 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition July 2022.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2022.
Subject: Digital electronics > Political aspects.
Political science > Philosophy.
Democracy.
Technology > Social aspects.
Technological innovations > Social aspects.
Technology and state.
Privacy, Right of.
Internet > Law and legislation.
Data protection > Law and legislation.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Community Library (Sunbury).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Library (Sunbury) 303.483 Sus (Text) 30210313155813 New Books Checked out 12/14/2022


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