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I read this book after Morozov 'Net Delusion'. The argument is related to Morozov's point about 'cyberutopians'''s believe that the Internet alone will liberalise people suppressed by authoritarian ...
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It does a great job explaining why the Internet wont change societies. In fact, the book outline ways in which the context of use has to be such that change can occur. Without a concomitant set of ... Read full review
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Page 1 - Technology will make it increasingly difficult for the state to control the information its people receive. . . . The Goliath of totalitarianism will be brought down by the David of the microchip.
Page 7 - E-government may also increase transparency, which can expose corruption; this could cause a crisis of legitimacy for the regime (especially if corruption is widespread), but it might also bolster the regime's legitimacy if an honest central government is seen to be rooting out endemic corruption.
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