free speech, net neutrality, anonymity, internet censorship, liberation technologies, cryptography, crypto-anarchism, secure communication, deep-packet inspection, decentralisation, Fediverse, federated networks
Activists, initiatives, theorists
- Jacob Appelbaum
- Digitale Gesellschaft
- Roger Dingledine
- Electronic Frontier Foundation
- Geeks Without Bonds
- Internet and Democratic Change
- Internet Ungovernance Forum
- The Julia Group
- Mathias Klang
- Christopher Kullenberg
- Andrew Lewis
- Andrew Lewman
- Carlo v. Loesch
- Rebecca MacKinnon
- Smári McCarthy
- Patrick Meier
- Reporters Without Borders
- Eleanor Saitta
- Aaron Swartz
- Stephan Urbach
- Fidele Vlavo
- Hellekin O. Wolf
- Jillian C. York
- Ethan Zuckerman
- The Alternative Internet(s) – State of the Art and the Possible Future, workshop, London, 15-16 Sep 2014.
- Redecentralize Conference - Taking Back the Net, unconference, London, 17-18 Oct 2015. Organised by Irina Bolychevsky, a.o. Report.
- Radical Networks conference, Integrated Digital Media at Magnet NYU, Brooklyn, NY, 24-25 Oct 2015. Organised by Sarah Grant, Erica Kermani, and Amelia Marzec, in partnership with Eyebeam.
- Whistleblowers and Vigilantes. Figures of Digital Resistance, exhibition, HMKV, Dortmund, 9 Apr-14 Aug 2016. Curated by Inke Arns and Jens Kabisch.
- Decentralized Web Summit, Internet Archive, San Francisco, 8-9 Jun 2016.
- Radical Networks conference, Chem Creative, Brooklyn, NY, 4-6 Nov 2016. Organised by Sarah Grant, Erica Kermani, and Amelia Marzec, in partnership with Eyebeam. Second edition. Exhibition photographs.
- Truth-Tellers: The Impact of Speaking Out, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, 25-26 Nov 2016. Part of Art & Evidence conference series by Disruption Network Lab.
- The Glass Room, New York, 29 Nov-14 Dec 2016. Exhibition organised by Mozilla and Tactical Technology Collective.
- Radical Networks conference, Chem Creative, Brooklyn, NY, 19-22 Oct 2017. Organised by Sarah Grant and Erica Kermani. Third edition.
- Peer-to-Peer Web Berlin, Trust, Berlin, 10 Feb 2018; 5 May 2018.  
- Peer-to-Peer Web NYC, School for Poetic Computation, New York, 26 May 2018. Presented by New Computer Working Group.  
- Distributed Systems exhibition, part of Gray Area Festival, Grand Theater, San Francisco, 26 Jul-3 Aug 2018.
- Radical Networks conference, Spektrum, Berlin, 19-21 Oct 2018. Organised by Sarah Grant and Erica Kermani. Fourth edition.
- Redecentralize Party, Newspeak House, London, 29 Oct 2018. Organised by Irina Bolychevsky.
- Networks with an Attitude, worksession, Antwerp, 7-13 Apr 2019. Developed by Constant in collaboration with ooooo, Varia.zone and amongst others Samenschool, City harbour, Wireless Antwerp.
- Evgeny Morozov, The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom, Public Affairs, 2010.
- Mary Joyce (ed.), Digital Activism Decoded: The New Mechanics of Change, 2010.
- Reporters Without Borders, Internet Enemies, 2011.
- Index on Censorship: "The Net Effect" issue, 2011.
- Patrick Meier, "Do 'Liberation Technologies' Change the Balance of Power Between Repressive States and Civil Society?", dissertation, October 2011.
- Milton Mueller, "Technology as symbol: Is resistance to surveillance technology being misdirected?", 20 December 2011. 
- E. Gabriella Coleman, Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking, Princeton University Press, 2012.
- Julian Assange, et al., Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet, OR Books, New York/London, 2012.
- Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner (eds.), Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
- Rebecca MacKinnon, Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom, Basic Books, Jan 2012.
- Gabriella Coleman, "Our Weirdness is Free", Triple Canopy 15, 13 Jan 2012.
- James Ball, "The Guardian's Open 20: fighters for internet freedom", The Guardian, 20 Apr 2012.
- Hito Steyerl, "Too Much World: Is the Internet Dead?", e-flux 49, New York: e-flux, Nov 2013; repr. in Steyerl, Circulacionismo. Circulationism, 2014, pp 28-39.
- "Demasiado mundo: ¿murió el internet?", trans. Jaime Soler Frost, in Steyerl, Circulacionismo. Circulationism, 2014, pp 14-27. (Spanish)
- Finn Brunton, Helen Nissenbaum, Obfuscation: A User’s Guide for Privacy and Protest, MIT Press, 2015.
- Journal of Peer Production 9: "Alternative Internets", eds. Félix Tréguer, Panayotis Antoniadis and Johan Söderberg, Sep 2016.
- James Bridle, New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future, London: Verso, Jun 2018, 304 pp. Publisher. Reviews: O'Connell (New Yorker), Self (Guardian), Thomason (Intercept), Fox (Review31), Judah (Vice), Howard (Rhizome), Gat (White Review), Budzinski (Frieze), Eastham (ArtReview), Kirkus, Fister (Inside Higher Ed).
- NED: Digital Activism
- Alternative Internet, a collection of networks, tools and devices aiming at decentralisation.
- Founder Interviews, video interviews with developers of decentralization projects, by Irina Bolychevsky, 2013ff.
movements and cultures
Internet of things,