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Blog-standard politics

Thursday, July 31, 2003

Could blogging MPs reinvigorate the electorate?

Dean and not heard

Friday, February 6, 2004

Howard Dean's virtual network was a poor substitute for political conviction.

The tyranny of technology

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Promoting healthy eating, tackling truancy, improving 'social inclusion': the great potential of IT is being used for instrumental political ends.

Hands off our internet connections

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

A new UK parliamentary report says the internet must be regulated to protect children - even though there’s no proof they are being harmed.

The best foundation for the web: open debate

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Tim Berners-Lee’s new group aims for a ‘free and open’ web, but the idea of ‘rating’ content would close down discussion.

Coercing people into a brave new digital world

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A government-backed campaign to get the entire UK adult population online threatens to make cyber slaves of us all.

The revolution will not be tweeted

Friday, April 1, 2011

Evgeny Morozov provides a damning critique of those who believe that social-networking tools are the spark that ignited recent political uprisings.

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