Q1: How can we balance the benefits of increasingly intelligent and automated data collection and processing against concerns about the privacy and security of personal information?
Q2: Will the semantic web enhance access to information, research productivity and economic innovation – or will it simultaneously support more efficient Internet censorship, user monitoring and content blocking?
Q3: Assuming current trends in artificial intelligence supported translation continue to progress, what will be the likely consequences of a truly global, accessible, multilingual and multicultural Internet?
Q4: How can the substantial benefits 3D printing technology be exploited, particularly in developing countries, without replaying (potentially on an even greater scale) the political/legal/commercial battles which have engulfed the music and film industries?
Q5: How can the explosion of data traffic be accommodated within a sustainable business model which delivers the necessary investment in new communications infrastructure whilst preserving the principle of net neutrality and a level playing field for the transmission and consumption of information from different public, commercial and individual sources?