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Read online The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom The revolution will be Twittered declared journalist Andrew Sullivan after protests erupted in Iran in June Yet for all the talk about the democratizing power of the Internet regimes in Iran and China are as stable and repressive as ever In fact authoritarian governments are effectively using the Internet to suppress free speech hone their surveillance techniques disseminate cutting edge propaganda and pacify their populations with digital entertainment Could the recent Western obsession with promoting democracy by digital means backfire In this spirited book journalist and social commentator Evgeny Morozov shows that by falling for the supposedly democratizing nature of the Internet Western do gooders may have missed how it also entrenches dictators threatens dissidents and makes it harder not easier to promote democracy Buzzwords like st century statecraft sound good in PowerPoint presentations but the reality is that digital diplomacy requires just as much oversight and consideration as any other kind of diplomacy Marshaling compelling evidence Morozov shows why we must stop thinking of the Internet and social media as inherently liberating and why ambitious and seemingly noble initiatives like the promotion of Internet freedom might have disastrous implications for the future of democracy as a whole by Evgeny Morozov

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The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom
Title:The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom
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Number of Pages:432
Category:Non fiction, Technology, Internet, Politics, Science, Sociology
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L auteur appelle r sister au solutionnisme une tendance voir dans la technologie num rique une panac e universelle qui r soudra tous les probl mes Critiquant les fausses promesses de la Silicon Valley et leurs liens avec l id ologie n olib rale il cherche comprendre comment le libre flux de donn es s inscrit dans la mise en place du commerce mondial d r gul, No description available, No description available, b The award winning author of i The Net Delusion i shows how the radical transparency we ve become accustomed to online may threaten the spirit of real life democracy b br br In the very near future technological systems will allow us to make large scale and sophisticated interventions into many more areas of public life politics culture public debate even our definitions of morality and human values But how will these be affected once we delegate much of the responsibility for them to technology The temptation of the digital age is to fix everything from crime to corruption to pollution to obesity by digitally quantifying tracking or gamifiying behavior But when we change the motivations for our moral ethical and civic behavior we may also change the very nature of that behavior itself Technology Evgeny Morozov proposes can be a force for improvement but only if we abandon the idea that it is necessarily revolutionary and instead genuinely interrogate what we are doing with it and what it is doing to us br br From urging us to abandon monolithic ideas of the Internet to showing how to design more humane and democratic technological solutions i To Save Everything Click Here i is a dazzling tour of our technological future and a searching investigation into the digital version of an enduring struggle between man and his machines