The Internet is an empowering force for people who are protesting against the abuse of power.
Authoritarian systems evolve. Authoritarianism in the Internet Age is not your old Cold War authoritarianism.
A moral argument about whether censorship is good or bad deteriorates quickly into accusations about who is more or less patriotic, moral, pious, and so on.
Google transformed the way most of us get our information with a search engine that enables us to find citizen-created media content alongside the work of professionals.
Governance is a way of organizing, amplifying, and constraining power.
Human rights in cyberspace are really no different from rights in the physical world.
As a condition for entry into the Chinese market, Apple had to agree to the Chinese government's censorship criteria in vetting the content of all iPhone apps available for download on devices sold in mainland China.
There is respect for law, and then there is complicity in lawlessness.
Human freedom increasingly depends on who controls what we know and, therefore, how we understand our world. It depends on what information we are able to create and disseminate: what we can share, how we can share it, and with whom we can share it.
The potential for the abuse of power through digital networks - upon which we the people now depend for nearly everything, including our politics - is one of the most insidious threats to democracy in the Internet age.
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