Politics of Digital Media
= draft syllabus by Gabriella Coleman
"This seminar examines various political themes and issues such as the politics of regulation and network architecture, the politics of piracy and hacking and the politics of grassroots activism. Students will interrogate a range of higher order political theories about democracy, liberalism and neoliberalism as they concern the intersection of technology and politics. Specific topics may include: domain name registration, ICAAN, filtering, tactical media, and open source software."