Putin: Russia Supports Free Internet, We Are Just Preventing The West From Shutting It Down

Putin: Russia Supports Free Internet, We Are Just Preventing The West From Shutting It Down

Good afternoon, Mr President. The newspaper Vedomosti, Svetlana Bocharova, correspondent. You have repeatedly said that the state must stay with the freedom of the internet principle and provide ample opportunity for the exchange of information. Do you personally think our state still supports this principle, or are we moving towards some kind of sovereign internet? […]

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Have conservative groups mastered the art of internet activism? | Jen Schradie

Have conservative groups mastered the art of internet activism? | Jen Schradie

At the dawn of the internet, many believed that it would enable a more participatory, pluralist, and really personalized platform, particularly with politics. And it wasn’t long before people were using terms like “Facebook revolution” and “Twitter revolution” to talk about how the internet could enable this more democratic way to participate in collective action. […]

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