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Mon Mar 23, 2015, 02:12 AM

 

The Internet as a repressive medium: How it strengthens dictatorships

TED Fellow and journalist Evgeny Morozov punctures what he calls "iPod liberalism" -- the assumption that tech innovation always promotes freedom, democracy -- with chilling examples of ways the Internet helps oppressive regimes stifle dissent.


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Mon Mar 23, 2015, 08:33 AM

1. Twitter was an official cult at the State Dept until it all went bad across MENA.

Reversion of form.

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Response to leveymg (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 12:03 PM

2. lol (personally i don't get the point of twitter and have no interest in using it. it did make

 

me wonder though, when it was first rolled out, why all the media "news" outlets were touting it)

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Response to ND-Dem (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 12:21 PM

3. The answer may be feeding wireless revenue streams or on Slide 2, here:

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Response to leveymg (Reply #3)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 12:23 PM

4. thanks.

 

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