Habermas in Cyberspace

[JURIST] Miami law professor Michael Froomkin has posted proofs of his upcoming Harvard Law Review article Habermas@Discourse.net: Toward a Critical Theory of Cyberspace [PDF text]. The article applies Habermas' discourse theory to the development of Internet standards, and concludes with reflections on various "technologies for democracy," including web logs (like this), community drafting and filtering drafting tools, and deliberative online environments.

 

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