By Martha McCaughey

ISBN-10: 0415709032

ISBN-13: 9780415709033

ISBN-10: 1134623372

ISBN-13: 9781134623372

Cyberactivism already has a wealthy background, yet over the last decade the participatory web—with its de-centralized information/media sharing, portability, garage ability, and user-generated content—has reshaped political and social switch. Cyberactivism at the Participatory net examines the impression of those new applied sciences on political organizing and protest around the political spectrum, from the Arab Spring to artists to far-right teams. Linking new details and communique applied sciences to chances for unity and action—as good as surveillance and control—in a context of world capital stream, conflict, and environmental drawback, the members to this quantity supply nuanced analyses of the dramatic alterations in media, citizenship, and social events occurring this present day.

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The Italian Parliament backed down immediately. As Wikipedians may or may not be aware, a much worse law going under the misleading title of “Stop Online Piracy Act” is working its way through Congress on a bit of a fast track. I may be attending a meeting at the White House on Monday (pending confirmation on a couple of fronts) along with executives from many other top Internet firms, and I thought this would be a good time to take a quick reading of the community feeling on this issue. 2 Wales’ request prompted a rolling discussion around the potential symbolic and political value of “blanking” Wikipedia.

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