Open Access Journal

ISSN: 2183-2439

Editorial | Open Access

Post-Snowden Internet Policy: Between Public Outrage, Resistance and Policy Change

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Abstract:  This editors’ introduction provides a short summary of the Snowden revelations and the paradoxical political and public responses to them. It further provides an overview of the current academic debate triggered by the Snowden case and the documents leaked by him and introduces the articles featured in this issue on post-Snowden Internet policy.

Keywords:  digital; intelligence agency; Internet policy; policy change; privacy; Snowden; surveillance; whistleblowing



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