Internet Policy Observatory

Internet Policy Observatory

 
The Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania—has created the Internet Policy Observatory (IPO) to research the dynamic technological and political contexts in which these Internet governance debates take place. The IPO serves serve as a platform for informing relevant communities of activists, academics, and policy makers, displaying collected data and analysis. The Observatory encourages and sponsors research and studies ongoing events, key decisions and proposals, on Internet policy. To learn more about the Internet Policy Observatory, visit the IPO website.

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Submissions from 2017

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Turkey’s Internet Policy After the Coup Attempt: The Emergence of a Distributed Network of Online Suppression and Surveillance, Bilge Yesil, Efe Kerem Sözeri, and Emad Khazraee

Submissions from 2016

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Network Neutrality Regulation Across South Asia: A Policy Brief Towards an Evidence Based Research Agenda, Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication

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Benchmarking Demand: Pakistan and the Internet Users’ Perspective, Arzak Khan and Erik C. Nisbet

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Clarifying Goals, Revitalizing Means: An Independent Evaluation of the Freedom Online Coalition, Susan Morgan

Submissions from 2015

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Internet Policy Formation in Latin America: Understanding the Links Between the National, the Regional, and the Global, Carolina Aguerre and Hernan Galperin

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Interactions and Policy-Making: Civil Society Perspectives on the Multistakeholder Internet Governance Process in India, Colin Agur, Ramesh Subramanian, and Valerie Belair-Gagnon

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Welcoming the Dragon: The Role of Public Opinion in Russian Internet Regulation, Gregory Asmolov

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Stakeholders' Involvement and Participation in the Internet Governance Ecosystem: An African Perspective, Enrico Calandro

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Impact of Free Trade Agreements on Internet Policy, a Latin America Case Study, Celia Lerman

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Multistakeholderism and Internet Governance: A Gateway to Open Democracy in Latin America?, Celia Lerman

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The Geopolitics of Tech: Baidu’s Vietnam, Sarah Logan

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Chaos & Control: The Competing Tensions of Internet Governance in Iran, James Marchant and Bronwen Robertson

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Benchmarking Public Demand: Russia’s Appetite for Internet Control, Erik C. Nisbet

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Benchmarking Demand: Turkey’s Contested Internet, Erik C. Nisbet, Aysenur Dal, Golnoosh Behrouzian, and Ali Çarkoglu

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Security v Access: The Impact of Mobile Network Shutdowns, Case Study Telenor Pakistan, Lucy Purdon, Arsalan Ashraf, and Ben Wagner

Submissions from 2014

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Digitalizing Myanmar: Connectivity Developments in Political Transitions, Andrea Calderaro

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Beyond NETmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem, William J. Drake and Monroe Price

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Mapping the Internet Terrain, Alexander Klimburg, Philipp Mirtle, and Snezana Gjorgieva

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Finding a Formula for Brazil: Representation and Legitimacy in Internet Governance, Milton Mueller and Ben Wagner

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Stakes are High: Essays on Brazil and the Future of the Global Internet, Monroe Price, Ronaldo Lemos, Wolfgang Schulz, Markus Beckedahl, Juliana Nolasco Ferreira, Richard Hill, and Ellery Biddle

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The Rise of the Global South on the World Wide Web: Bridging Internet Policies and Web User Behavior, Harsh Taneja and Angela Xiao Wu