At Vanity Fair’s Intelligence2 Digital Summit yesterday, Network Chair Beth Simone Noveck participated in a debate over the proposition that The Internet Is a Failed Utopia. Andrew Keen and Frank Pasquale?argued that the Internet is indeed a failed utopia due to its effects on privacy and job creation, while Noveck and? Jamie Bartlett contended that, although there are issues that we as a society need to address to improve the Internet, its capacity for increasing openness and communication, among other benefits, make the Internet far from a lost cause or an entity with primarily?negative impacts on society.
Video of the debate to come. Read more here.