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Freedom of t In the past few ears there has been "a surge in political and social movements around the globe fueled in part by the proliferation of Information and Com. "surge in political and social movements around the globe fueled in part by the proliferation of Information and Com. book also includes in depth analysis of specific technologies such as Ushahidi a platform developed to document human rights abuses in the wake of Kenya’s 2007 elections and alkasir a tool that has been used widely throughout the Middle East to circumvent cyber censorship Liberation Technology will prove an essential resource for all students seeking to understand the intersection of information and communications technology and the global struggle for democracyContributors Walid Al Saaf Daniel Calingaert Ronald Deibert Larry Diamond Elham Gheytanchi Philip N Howard Muzammil M Hussain Rebecca *MacKinnon Patrick Meier Evgeny Morozov Xiao iang Rafal Rohozinski Mehdi Yahyaneja. *Patrick Meier Evgeny Morozov Xiao iang Rafal Rohozinski Mehdi Yahyaneja. ,
Ribe what happened in some countries and what is happening in others what the people got because of the social networks usage and what the internet makes in favor of the. Target dissenters This two sided dynamic has set off an intense technological race between netizens demanding freedom and authoritarians determined to retain their grip on power Liberation Technology brings together cutting edge scholarship from scholars and practitioners at the forefront of this burgeoning field of study An introductory section defines the debate with a foundational piece on liberation technology and is then followed by essays discussing the popular dichotomy of liberation versus control with regard to the Internet *And The Sociopolitical Dimensions Of Such Controls Additional Chapters Delve *the sociopolitical dimensions of such controls Additional chapters delve the cases of individual countries China Egypt Iran and TunisiaTh. I really liked this book I think *Describe Very Well The Reality And The *very well the reality and the not
"just the social networks but the internet in all of its dimensionsWhen the author desc. "the social networks but the internet in all of its dimensionsWhen the author desc. The revolutions sweeping the Middle East provide dramatic evidence of the role that technology plays in mobilizing citizen protest and upending seemingly invulnerable authoritarian regimes A grainy cell phone video of a Tunisian street vendor’s self immolation helped spark the massive protests that toppled longtime ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt’s Facebook revolution forced the ruling regime out of power and into exile While such liberation technology has been instrumental in freeing Egypt and Tunisia other cases such as China and Iran demonstrate that it can be
DEPLOYED JUST AS EFFECTIVELY BY AUTHORITARIANjust as effectively by authoritarian seeking to control the Internet stifle protest and. .