Principles


INTERNET FREEDOM

Secretary Hillary Clinton has repeatedly addressed the importance of internet freedom, which she notes is inextricably linked to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


SOCIAL ACTION

Digital communications platforms have become a central component of resistance movements and organized social action, and consequently are targets for surveillance and censorship.


CULTURAL INNOVATION

The internet has become central to the social, economic, and creative lives of billions of people around the world where ICTs foster cultural innovation.



WIRELESS DUOPOLY

Ninety-seven percent of American consumers are forced to chose between at most two broadband providers (Turner, 2009).

INFORMATION BOTTLENECK

The combination of government surveillance, predatory laws, and commercial exploitation leads to an info bottleneck that stifles innovation and harms consumers.


PRINCIPLES

Ten social specifications guide MondoNet in reimagining what networked architecture will require for the prioritization of free speech and civil liberties.