Resistance, liberation technology and human rights in the by Giovanni Ziccardi

By Giovanni Ziccardi

This e-book explains concepts, options, felony matters and the relationships among electronic resistance actions, details war activities, liberation know-how and human rights. It experiences the concept that of authority within the electronic period and focuses specifically at the activities of so-called electronic dissidents. relocating from the adaptation among hacking and desktop crimes, the publication explains innovations of hacktivism, the knowledge conflict among states, a brand new type of politics (such as open info activities, radical transparency, crowd sourcing and “Twitter Revolutions”), and the hacking of political structures and of kingdom applied sciences. The ebook makes a speciality of the security of human rights in nations with oppressive regimes.

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However, the scholar has a conflicting opinion: it is time to get Twitter’s role in the events in Iran right. Quite simply, there was no Twitter Revolution inside Iran (Esfandiari 2010); 3. the importance of traditional means of protest. The scholar recalls how a number of opposition activists had told her they used text messages, e-mail, and blog posts to publicize protest actions; however, and most importantly, good oldfashioned word of mouth was, by far, the most influential medium used to shape post-election opposition activity in Iran.

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