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Félix Tréguer

Félix Tréguer is associate researcher at the CNRS Center for Internet and Society and postdoctoral fellow at CERI-Sciences Po. His research blends political history and theory, law as well as media and technology studies to look at the political history of the Internet and computing, power practices like surveillance and censorship, the algorithmic governmentality of the public sphere, and more broadly the digital transformation of the state and of the security field. He is a founding member of La Quadrature du Net, an advocacy group dedicated to the defense of civil rights in relation to digital technologies.


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Journal articles6 documents

  • Félix Tréguer, Melanie Dulong de Rosnay. The Political Defence of the Commons: The Case of Community Networks. TripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique, The Foundations of Information Science, 2020, 18 (2), pp.560-574. ⟨10.31269/triplec.v18i2.1108⟩. ⟨halshs-02897517⟩
  • Félix Tréguer, Dominique Trudel, Melanie Dulong de Rosnay. Learning from the history of alternative communication networks. Journal of Alternative & Community Media, 2020, 5 (1), pp.9-26. ⟨10.1386/joacm_00072_1⟩. ⟨halshs-02860050⟩
  • Félix Tréguer, Dominique Trudel. From Internet Access Provision to Digital Rights Activism: The History of the French Data Network. Histoire et informatique, 2019, 21, pp.35-48. ⟨hal-02863968v2⟩
  • Patrick Pétin, Félix Tréguer. Building and defending the alternative Internet: the birth of the digital rights movement in France. Internet histories, Taylor & Francis, 2018, pp.1-18. ⟨10.1080/24701475.2018.1521059⟩. ⟨halshs-01944441v2⟩
  • Félix Tréguer. Gaps and bumps in the political history of the internet. Internet Policy Review, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, 2017, 6 (4), ⟨10.14763/2017.4.714⟩. ⟨hal-01618584⟩
  • Félix Tréguer, Panayotis Antoniadis, Johan Söderberg. Alt. vs. Ctrl.: Editorial notes for the JoPP issue on Alternative Internets. Journal of Peer Production, 2016, Alternative Internets. ⟨halshs-01397444⟩

Book sections2 documents

  • Félix Tréguer. Federating Community Networks: A case study from France. Luca Belli. The Community Network Manual: How to Build the Internet Yourself - Official Outcome of the UN IGF Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity, FGV Direito Rio Edition, pp.159-176, 2018. ⟨halshs-01920674⟩
  • Leandro Navarro, Felix Freitag, Emmanouil Dimogerontakis, Roger Baig, Ramon Roca I Tió, et al.. Efficient Collaboration between Government, Citizens and Enterprises in Commons Telecommunication Infrastructures. Luca Belli. Community Connectivity: Building the Internet from Scratch - Annual Report of the UN IGF Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity, FGV Direito Rio Edition, pp.93-110, 2016, Community Connectivity: Building the Internet from Scratch, 9788563265753. ⟨halshs-01920693⟩

Conference papers2 documents

  • Félix Tréguer. Alternative Internet Networks: History and Legacy of a "Crazy Idea". IAMCR 2017, Jul 2017, Cartagena, Colombia. ⟨halshs-01850948⟩
  • Félix Tréguer. Supporting Community Networks Trough Law and Policy. Workshop on community networking infrastructures, Jun 2016, Barcelona, Spain. ⟨halshs-01397441⟩

Reports3 documents

  • Félix Tréguer. Enabling the Telecommons: Guidelines for Policy-Makers. [Research Report] netCommons. 2018. ⟨halshs-01959929⟩
  • Félix Tréguer, Melanie Dulong de Rosnay. Community Networks and Political Advocacy. [Research Report] D1.5, ISCC-CNRS. 2018, pp.85. ⟨halshs-01792045⟩
  • Dominique Trudel, Félix Tréguer. Alternative Communications Networks Throughout History: netCommons Deliverable number: D5.1. [Research Report] ISCC-CNRS. 2016. ⟨halshs-01418826v2⟩

Theses1 document

  • Félix Tréguer. Pouvoir et résistance dans l'espace public : une contre-histoire d'Internet (XVe -XXIe siècle). Science politique. École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 2017. Français. ⟨tel-01631122v3⟩

Other publications1 document

  • Félix Tréguer, Gaël Trouvé. Le coût écologique d’internet est trop lourd, il faut penser un internet low-tech. 2017. ⟨halshs-01649976⟩