Local officials in D.C. recently convened a convention to draft a constitution that would put the city on the path to statehood. Under the plan, the District would adopt a new name: "New Columbia." But some of those who've been on the front lines of the fight for statehood aren't thrilled about how the process has worked so far - and where it might be going.
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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