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Kony 2012

  1. 1. Internet and The story behind KONY Instructor: Andrea Wolters Ethics For Information Age CIS-270-701-N1 Presenting By: Deepak Adhikari
  2. 2. KONY  Joseph Kony, man from Uganda, Africa, born sometime between July and September 1961.  The leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), supposedly to "purify" the Acholi people and turn Uganda into a theocracy.  Had been abducting children, innocent and helpless children and making them kill others, hurt others, and even murder their own parents.  Had used the young girls as sex slaves and young boys to fight violently.
  3. 3. KONY 2012  A video calling for the arrest of Joseph Kony.  Video swept across the attracting a wave of support on Twitter and Facebook.  Called ‘Kony 2012′, the goal is to see Kony captured by the end of the year.  Kony 2012 a short film produced by Invisible Children Inc. and directed by Jason Russell.  The video’s premise is that people in America and the world beyond have the power to stop Kony, if only they are willing to spread the word through the power of social media.
  4. 4. Internet  The use of the Internet for terrorist purposes is a rapidly growing.  Harmful use of the Internet involves a very wide range of issues including areas such as national security, child protection, economic security, racial discrimination, pornography, privacy protection, gambling, and sale of controlled drugs, libel, and information security.  Can be used to stop violence and terrorism.  Internet and media helped to put Kony behind the bars.  The audience became really emotional through the video that they had to let other people know about it. So it started to go viral in Facebook and twitter.
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  6. 6. KONY  Seen by the world as a man who has abducted, mutilated, tortured and killed thousands of innocent people.  Referred to as the present day Hitler.  Uses child Soldiers for war.  The LRA's grand vision of an Acholi nation based on the Ten Commandments- savage beatings are meted out to all nonbelievers. LRA military indoctrination consists of beatings, rapes, and the severing of limbs by machete-all based on selected Biblical passages--no doubt some of the harshest found in the pages of the Old Testament.
  7. 7. Invisible Children  Invisible Children focuses exclusively on the LRA conflict.  Mobilize massive groups of people to support and advance international efforts to end LRA atrocities.  Work to rehabilitate children directly affected by the LRA and invest in education and economic recovery programs in the post-conflict region to promote lasting peace.
  8. 8. Conclusion  Don’t allow emotive and snazzy made videos play on your basic humanity.  Help other human beings to create a world where everybody’s human rights are respected, where children live a playful, enjoyable, and safe childhood no matter where they live.  Think of the Future Fear Step-up Children get arrested everyday.  Can't let the bad out-weigh the good.
  9. 9. References  Invisible Children. (2012, March 5). KONY 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Youtube website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4MnpzG5Sqc DIRECTOR: Jason Russell LEAD EDITOR: Kathryn Lang EDITORS: Kevin Trout, Jay Salbert, Jesse Eslinger LEAD ANIMATOR: Chad Clendinen ANIMATOR: Jesse Eslinger 3-D CINEMATOGRAPHY: Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, Laren Poole, Gavin Kelly, Chad Clendinen, Kevin Trout, Jay Salbert, Shannon Lynch, Mariana Blanco, Laurence Vannicelli PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Jaime Landsverk LEAD DESIGNER: Tyler Fordham DESIGNERS: Chadwick Gantes, Stephen Witmer Created: 12/06/13 06:06 PM  Green, Matthew, Briggs, Jimmie, & Bussman, Jane. (2013, December 5). Joseph Kony. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Wikipedi website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Kony External linksHague Justice Portal: Joseph KonyJoseph Kony on Interpol's wanted list Created: 12/06/13 06:12 PM  Elizabeth Dias. (2013, October 3). The Guy Who Started Kony 2012 Has A New Campaign. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Time Swampland website: http://swampland.time.com/2013/10/03/ the-guy-who-started-kony-2012-has-a-new-campaign/
  10. 10. References  Francis Bea. (2012, March 12). Opinion: Where should you stand on KONY 2012? Just ask your social network. Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Digital Trends website: http://www.digitaltrends.com/opinion/ opinion-where-should-you-stand-on-kony-2012-just-ask-your-socialnetwork/ Created: 12/06/13 06:15 PM  Stop KONY 2012. (2012). Retrieved December 6, 2013, from Facebook website: https://www.facebook.com/Kony2012Stop Stop KONY 2012, share page and raise awareness. Community page to stop Joseph Kony. This is a supporter page too, to help make Kony famous to help lead to his arrest. Thanks for the support. This isn't the official Invisible Children page. Created: 12/06/13 06:18 PM  Pictures Taken From Google Images: Kony 2012

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