The Global Impact of the Internet

Friday, August 05, 2011


Is the internet helping to free people from oppressive governments or is it simply giving those authoritarian regimes another way to spy on dissidents?  Ethan Zuckerman from Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society joins Brooke and Bob to discuss the internet’s role — for better or for worse — in uprisings from Iran to Egypt.


Dan and Dan's video for "The Facebook Song," which appears in this segment.

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jane from San Francisco

Global Network Initiative - should we support them? Should we chastise them for not getting companies like FB to sign up?
They don't have social media links on their site. I'm not apt to support an organization that doesn't have enough know how to utilize these tools.
Someone clarify for me?

Aug. 30 2011 10:51 AM

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