Open Internet for Democracy Initiative Advocacy Playbook

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the National Democratic Institute (NDI), and the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) have come together to create the Open Internet for Democracy Initiative, which seeks to build a network of open Internet advocates who champion the democratic values and principles that should guide the future development of the Internet. 

The Open Internet for Democracy Advocacy Playbook serves as a companion piece to the Democratic Principles for an Open Internet, which is a framework for understanding what principles must be upheld in order for the internet to foster democracy.

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Why the Open Data and Algorithm Communities Need to Work Together

The rate at which every day life is being augmented by artificial intelligence continues to rapidly increase. Efforts to understand the impacts of this augmentation on society are underway but missing from these discussions were the voices from all parts of the creation of machine decision making. That’s why earlier this year, I brought together experts from the open data field, as well as the artificial intelligence policy sector to discuss what can be done to make sure that daily life isn’t negatively augmented beyond repair.

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