Is the Internet Really Rotting?

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The Internet has been historically a great equalizer, but in recent years and months, it’s getting the reputation of being where the worst of the worst go. From “fake-news” to censorship to international hackers, the Internet doesn’t feel like the safe place we once thought it to be. The World Wide Web has become dehumanized, as a compilation of code, bits and bytes created by technology giants. There is a growing grassroots component to the Internet, found in many open source and open standards communities, and the people behind it are working on making the web better for society.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session