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The Web and The Kremlin

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 5:18 pm (UTC-4)
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The Internet and Social Media Snap at Putin Doug Bernard | Washington DC There are few things worse for a politician than losing an election. One of those is being mocked. Just ask Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.  In late November, two weeks before parliamentary elections, Putin decided to appear on live television to introduce […]

Democracy Advocates and Digital Challenges

Posted April 23rd, 2010 at 1:31 pm (UTC-4)
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The power of digital devices, such as mobile phones equipped with cameras, was seen in protests that followed the disputed Iranian election in June, 2009. Postings on such websites as Facebook and Twitter brought thousands to the streets, and digital images from Tehran fueled sympathetic protests around the world. A recent conference in Dallas looked […]

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The Internet, mobile phones, tablet computers and other digital devices are transforming our lives in fundamental and often unpredictable ways. “Digital Frontiers” investigates how real world concepts like privacy, identity, security and freedom are evolving in the virtual world.

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