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Author Morozov, Evgeny.

Title The net delusion : the dark side of internet freedom / Evgeny Morozov.

Imprint New York : PublicAffairs, 2011.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Google doctrine -- Texting like it's 1989 -- Orwell's favorite lolcat -- Censors and sensibilities -- Hugo Chavez would like to welcome you to the spinternet -- Why the KGB wants you to join Facebook -- Why Kierkegaard hates slacktivism -- Open networks, narrow minds : cultural contradictions of internet freedom -- Internet freedoms and their consequences -- Making history (more than a browser menu) -- The wicked fix.
Summary "The revolution will be Twittered!" declared journalist Andrew Sullivan after protests erupted in Iran. Yet for all the talk about the liberalizing force of the internet, regimes in Iran and China are as stable and repressive as ever. In fact, authoritarian regimes are effectively using the internet to suppress free speech and democracy. What's more, the latest research shows that greater access to information pacifies a population as much as it incites it to revolution. If we in the West are to promote liberal ideals, we'll have to do more than fund Facebook. In this book, blogger and social.
Subject Internet -- Political aspects.
Internet -- Censorship.
Computers -- Access control.
Freedom of information.
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
Computers -- Access control. (OCoLC)fst00872779
Freedom of information. (OCoLC)fst00934017
Internet -- Censorship. (OCoLC)fst00977185
Internet -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst00977197
World Wide Web
Soziale Software.
Internet -- politiska aspekter.
Internet -- censur.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version:C Original 9781586488741 1586488740 (DLC) 2010039066
ISBN 1586488759 (electronic bk.)
9781586488758 (electronic bk.)
9781610391634 (electronic bk.)
1610391632 (electronic bk.)
9781586488741 (alk. paper)
1586488740 (alk. paper)
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