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The role of the Internet as a platform for collective action grows

A new Pew survey emphasizes the Internet's importance in civil society.

A new survey released released this week by the Pew Research Center's Internet and Life Project shed new light on the role of the Internet as a platform for collective action. A panel at the State of the Internet Conference discussed the findings, driving home the increasing integration of our online and offline lives.

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Pew Report: Citizens turning to Internet for government data, policy and services

Pew Report: Citizens turning to Internet for government data, policy and services

A new report from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project shows that 40 percent of U.S. Internet users go online for data about government spending and policy. When they visit sites, they're increasingly making transactions and participating in discussion around policies.

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Pew Research asks questions about the Internet in 2020

Pew Research asks questions about the Internet in 2020

Will Google Make Us Stupid? Will we live in the cloud or the desktop?

Pew Research, which seems to be interested in just about everything, conducts a "future of the Internet" survey every few years in which they throw outrageously open-ended and provocative questions at a chosen collection of observers in the areas of technology and society. I took the exercise as a chance to hammer home my own choices of issues, like: Will Google make us stupid? and Will we live in the cloud or the desktop?

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