• After two days talking about
participatory democracy, Internet online
tools and how it affects young people
and politicians, we face several issues
for further work:
– Think of the tools and how to use them well
– Think energize people and how to
• While we have a global economic crisis
and a crisis pronounced toward politics
and politicians, their ways of doing and
managing, disaffection, corruption ... we
have a chance to take control from the
users on the networks.
• As occurred when dot-com bubble burst,
when the Internet was going to head
towards the privatization of content,
users were able to seize the opportunity
to return to its original network, freedom.
This implies a paradigm shift in both the
processes and in the channels.
• The talks that are generated in the
network have nothing to do with
technology. Technology is not the
problem. The people are the ones behind
the tools, said Nicholas Hauw.The
traditional political structure is in check,
said Carlos Guadian.
• What's left? We have much work ahead. We
must work to encourage, connect, copy,
process, activity networks, creating new
models, use tools and ... share. Sharing is the
key. Humans have evolved through which we
have relied on networks and we have shared.
Participatory democracy must be based on
these two paradigms to construct a new policy
to and from the networks. We need attitude.