This is part of the international conference An Open World: Science, Technology and Society in the Light of Niels Bohrs Thoughts (2013). You can access all the talks at this link:
This specific session discuss how the internet has created unprecedented forms of openness, facilitating large scale cooperation for science and societies. However, this situation is not to be taken for granted. Economic, legal, political and technological decisions determine the future shape of the internet. Surveillance by intelligence agencies
triggers backlashes. How can openness on the web be defended and extended?
Anders Høeg Nissen
Host for the digital technology radio program "Hardisken" at the Danish Broadcast Corporation.
Sir Nigel Shadbolt
Professor of Artificial Intelligence and co-founder of the Open Data Institute. His research focuses on Web Science and Semantic Technologies.
Founder and Spokesman, Wikipedia. In 2006 he was on Times Magazines list of the world's most influential people. Recipient of the UNESCO Niels Bohr Gold Medal.