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1 eParticipation to support the Information Society Internet deeply integrated into our lives work, social, citizenship, family, leisure, news, shopping Important to be involved in laws which effect it Internet also a science/technology product Need to be aware of technical side (possibly complex) Internet and digital technology > changes our lives old laws not suitable cross-cutting issues relevant legislation hard to track Ella Taylor-Smith, International Teledemocracy Centre, Edinburgh Napier University itc.napier.ac.uk

2 Information and opinions Citizens (and representatives) may feel strongly, but lack information online rants eParticipation to provide information objective and accessible persuade people to read and think before posting Encourage discussion, deliberation, dialogue Other people bring useful information and diverse opinions in itc.napier.ac.uk

3 Technology: scale vs quality Make it as easy to use as possible Quick to post, no need to consider Many people involved > many off-topic or over-simple posts Or introduce information journey People encouraged/forced to interact with information &/or each other before posting e.g. Read blog post, watch video -normal web 2 stuff Fewer people involved > often higher quality > but dismissed as minority exercise itc.napier.ac.uk

4 Hub Websites for Youth Participation HUWY Young people are valuable expert stakeholders on issues like: Cyberbullying Child abuse ID theft, privacy and phishing File-sharing HUWY supports young people and youth groups to: investigate these topics in their own way publish their ideas in a way that is useful to policy-makers

5 Hub Websites for Youth Participation Innovations o Deliberation in own spaces o Use existing groups and networks o Policy-makers involved as partners o Use of stories to engage

6 Hub Websites for Youth Participation Stories o Story linked to themes o Themes have deeper levels of information o Including videos, legal positions, relevant organisations


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