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<nettime> The EU and democratic role for citizen?
Ronda Hauben on Wed, 7 Jun 2006 22:56:44 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime> The EU and democratic role for citizen?

In light of:

1. Merkel and Chirac set timetable for EU constitution - 07.06.2006 - 09:39
The leaders of France and Germany have agreed a new timetable for trying to
revive the EU constitution setting 2008 as the year when decisions on the
document should be taken.


This is perhaps an important consideration:

2. Citizen Model for the Study of the Internet
New technology demands new paradigm, methodology

About the problem of the border between citizens and their representatives
discussed during the first Finnish Presidency of the EU in December 1999
and continuing as a problem in EU and on 1996 proposal that the Internet
and the netizen provide a means to explore the problem:


(If anyone is interested in this issue, I have come across some interesting
research on it, and welcome being in contact with others interested in the


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