How the Net aids dictatorships
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

How the Net aids dictatorships

on

  • 5,699 views

slides for Evgeny Morozov's TED talk about Internet & democracy

slides for Evgeny Morozov's TED talk about Internet & democracy

Statistics

Views

Total Views
5,699
Views on SlideShare
5,611
Embed Views
88

Actions

Likes
4
Downloads
67
Comments
0

6 Embeds 88

http://evgenymorozov.com 74
http://www.slideshare.net 7
http://soojung.us 3
http://www.blogger.com 2
http://blog.slideshare.net 1
https://twitter.com 1

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    How the Net aids dictatorships How the Net aids dictatorships Presentation Transcript

    • Evgeny Morozov TED Global 2009
    • Praise for Belarus... “Last outpost of tyranny in Europe!” Condoleezza Rice “Not free!” Photo: Antonis/Flickr CC Freedom House "A model social state like the one we're beginning to create!" Hugo Chavez Photo: Lhoon/Flickr CC
    • Information Revolution Marches On Photo by oceandesetoiles/Flickr CC
    • US Presidents ♥ the Internets "The Goliath of totalitarianism will be brought down by the David of the microchip" Ronald Reagan, 1989 Photo: National Archives “Trying to control the Internet is like trying to nail Jell-o to the wall” Bill Clinton, 2000 Photo: White House “Imagine if the Internet took hold in China. Imagine how freedom would spread" Photo: White House John Lennon George Bush, 1999
    • “Blogs are the new faxes” Photo: Marcin Wichary/Flickr CC
    • Welcome to Cyber-Utopia! Connectivity X Devices = Democracy Photo: Gadl/Flickr CC Photo: Jeremy Visser/Flickr CC
    • iPod Liberalism Photo: Slff/Flickr CC Photo by myuibe/Flickr CC
    • “Drop iPods, not Bombs” Photo: Mager Leagues/Flickr CC Photo: United States Army
    • Intended vs Actual Photo: Anitacanita/Flickr CC source: CrookedBrains
    • Spin + Internet = Spinternet Photo by ajax/Flickr CC
    • Spining vs Censoring Photo by Mr.Enjoy/Flickr CC
    • China: “Elude the Cat”
    • Authoritarian Deliberation Photo by dunechaser/Flickr CC
    • Uses of “authoritarian deliberation” 1. Generate information useful to government: wikis 2. Share the blame for failed policies with the public: spin 3. Increase legitimacy (both at home and abroad): scale
    • Iran: Twitter counter-revolution? Photo by nomaan/Flickr CC
    • But what about “digital natives”? Photo by Trynes/Flickr CC
    • Cyber-Activism vs Cyber-Hedonism Photo by fhashemi/Flickr CC Photo by linlin/Flickr
    • Catalyst of change vs opium for the masses HKmPUA Photo by HKmPUA/Flickr CC
    • Digital Renegades vs Digital Captives Photo by murplejane/Flickr CC Photo by seandreilinger/Flickr CC
    • Brave New World of Cyber-Hedonism Category China US % of teenagers addicted 42 18 to the Web % of teenagers with 61 13 “parallel life” online % of teenagers not 25 12 feeling OK going w/t Internet for a day % of teenagers who 32 11 said Internet broadens their sex life Young Digital Mavens”, JWT/IAC, Fall 2007
    • Hierarchy of Cyber-Needs CAMPAIGN: Amnesty, HRW LEARN: Wikipedia, TED SHARE: Facebook, Twitter TALK: Email, instant messaging, blogs HAVE FUN: pornography, BitTorrent, YouTube Some Right Reserved, Evgeny Morozov
    • Which way freedom? Photo by abhijeetrane/Flickr CC
    • Thank you!