Open Media Boston forum examines revolution and Internet use in Middle East

I came away convinced that Internet sites — Facebook in
particular — were crucial to the spread of the revolutions.

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Democratic technology and unintended consequences

As the Egyptian protests show, technologies that democratize communications can also centralize control.

As the Egyptian government throttles information flow and citizens fight to maintain access to communications, we are seeing the contours of a struggle that will shape political and policy changes.

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