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How to #Occupy the #Noosphere: Ian MacKenzie at TEDxVictoria 2013 | #socialchange

Ian MacKenzie An ardent filmmaker and media activist, Ian MacKenzie is dedicated to capturing and sharing glimpses of emerging human paradigms. MacKenzie's m...
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Anonymous in Context: The #Politics and Power behind the Mask | #socialchange

Since 2010, digital direct action, including leaks, hacking and mass protest, has become a regular feature of political life on the Internet. This paper considers the source, strengths and weakness of this activity through an in-depth analysis of Anonymous, the protest ensemble that has been adept at magnifying issues, boosting existing — usually oppositional — movements and converting amorphous discontent into a tangible form.
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This paper, the third in the Internet Governance Paper Series, examines the intersecting elements that contribute to Anonymous’ contemporary geopolitical power: its ability to land media attention, its bold and recognizable aesthetics, its participatory openness, the misinformation that surrounds it and, in particular, its unpredictability.

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