The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015 (DP@IGF2015) project is a joint initiative between CDDRL’s Program on Liberation Technology and the Center for Deliberative Democracy. It is designed to extend deliberation and consultation within Internet governance through a proven consultative mechanism, the Deliberative Poll, which brings together a representative sample of a community for discussions among participants and with stakeholders. A pilot project was launched at the 2015 Internet Governance Forum in Brazil.
- Deliberative polling for multistakeholder internet governance: considered judgments on access for the next billion Information, Communication & Society
James S. Fishkin, Max Senges, Eileen Donahoe, Larry Diamond and Alice Siu
- Executive Summary: Piloting the use of Deliberative Polling for Multistakeholder Internet Governance
- Final Report: Piloting the use of Deliberative Polling for Multistakeholder Internet Governance
- The public voice in internet governance Free Speech Debate 7/2016 PDF
James Fishkin and Max Senges describe how an innovative democratic mechanism was used at the global Internet Governance Forum to revive Athenian democracy and draw up plans for extending internet access to the next billion users.