Last Wednesday Nathaniel Persily from Stanford Law School gave the perfect starting signal for the DSI lecture series on "Digital Democracy: How Digital Technology is Changing Democracy". The experienced and much quoted lawyer made it clear in his lecture: Democracy will survive the Internet. At the same time, however, he also spoke about the challenges of his work: "I've been writing a book on this for 5 years, and the topic is changing every 6 months.
We thank Nathaniel Persily for his brilliant lecture. The next speaker in the DSI lecture series is Rebekah Tromble from George Washington University (US).