Turnover at a major D.C. government department is raising questions about local businesses, political contributions and influence in city politics.
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
The Internet has transformed the way citizens and activists interact with each other and their governments. But radically different regulations around the world mean a maze of restrictions and firewalls. We explore privacy, cyber-security, and political activism from an international perspective.
- Olivier Tesquet Reporter, Slate.fr (France)
- John Morris General Counsel, Director of the Internet Standards, Technology and Policy Project, Center for Democracy and Technology
- Evgeny Morozov Yahoo! Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University; Fellow, Open Society Institute; and author "Net Effect" blog on ForeignPolicy.com
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