Monday, April 22, 2013

The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

Schmidt and Cohen:: "The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution"
While technology has great potential to bring about change, there is a dark side to the digital revolution that is too often ignored. There is a turbulent transition ahead for autocratic regimes as more of their citizens come online, but technology doesn't just help the good guys pushing for democratic reform -- it can also provide powerful new tools for dictators to suppress dissent.