Studying the interaction between information technology and society. Goal is to identify technical developments with significant social impact, commission research into public policy alternatives, and promote public understanding and dialogue between technologists and policy-makers in the UK and Europe. (Funded by Microsoft)
A broad-based coalition of technology professionals, consumers and organizations dedicated to limiting government regulation of technology and fostering competitive market solutions to public policy issues affecting the technology industry.
A public-interest alliance of computer scientists and others concerned about the impact of computer technology on society.
A private, not-for-profit philanthropy promoting the development of communications industries that address public needs. Focuses on range of activities, including analysis, research, public policy and information, and the development of innovative media products and services.
Promotes understanding of political, economic and technological forces at work in the emergence of the information society, and develop knowledge and tools useful for citizens to build more democratic forms of communication.
AFFECT is a broad-based coalition dedicated to educating the public and policy makers about the dangers of UCITA, which they say is anti-consumer.