MySpace Contra Multitudes. Nicholas Bongiorno
Cyber-Governmentality in Saudi Arabia. Colin Nusbaum
A State-run Internet: Developing an authoritarian Internet ontology of control. Andrew Hare
April 17, 2010
New York City
•Governments are getting more adept at blocking or ﬁltering the Internet
and cellphone communication but also bloggers ﬁnd novel ways to
outwit such repression.
•Social media can facilitate social and sexual freedoms in conservative societies.
•The Internet is used as mnemonic technology.
•Social media make the ad hoc planning of protests more effective.
•Social media can bring media attention to political causes.
- Trebor Scholz, New School University