Community, Identity, Power, and Speech

CDT has launched a long-term focus on questions around the common theme is “Community” online. We seek to offer policy recommendations and best practices that will invigorate a greater sense of user engagement, empowerment, and membership in their chosen online communities. We will host and inform conversations on issues like news feeds and polarization, the personalized web, and the impact of web design and online architectures in fostering open and collaborative communities.

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Future Structures of the Internet

CDT continues to focuses on the underlying physical and policy structures that allow the internet to flourish. As we look forward to the next 20 years, this work on core internet structures will only become more important as we consider issues around access, governance, and structures. Here are some of the issues we will be working on and the questions we’ll strive to answer.

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