Internet and U.S. Foreign Policy

Rebecca MacKinnon talked about U.S. government use of the Internet and social networking to promote foreign policy goals and foster… read more

Rebecca MacKinnon talked about U.S. government use of the Internet and social networking to promote foreign policy goals and foster democratic institutions in other countries, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. She also discussed the dangers the Internet poses to U.S. interests, including the WikiLeaks disclosures, and the difficulty of balancing the needs for law enforcement, confidentiality and national security with free expression, privacy, and other civil liberties. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Internet and U.S. Foreign Policy

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Program ID:
298134-6
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2011

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  • Feb 22, 2011 | 9:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
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