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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The Internet Freedom Movement from SOPA-PIPA to Net Neutrality: A Descriptive Analysis of a Social Movement in the Digital Age

This thesis takes an inside look at the Internet freedom movement, a loose coalition of groups working together to promote an open and free Internet. By looking at the movement through both the lens of traditional social movement theory, as well as new digitally-enabled collective action theory, I am able to conduct a deeper analysis of the processes of the movement. 

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