Lessons from the First Internet Ages

What is the future of the internet? Thirty years after the creation of the first web page, what have we learned about the impact of the internet on communication, connection, and democracy?  

Watch, Lessons from the First Internet Ages, a virtual symposium that explores and evaluates what key figures in the development of the internet and online communities have learned from their experiences. Curated by two leading experts on internet law, these conversations feature contributions from pivotal internet figures, technologists, and cyber scholars.

Curated by Mary Anne Franks and Eric Goldman                                                                                    

Hosted by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Read reflections from internet luminaries, past and present:

Read new reflections about the Lessons from the First Internet Ages Symposium:

Watch Day 1

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