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Caught in the net - The Irish Times - Fri, Dec 16, 2011

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DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY:EVGENY MOROZOV, a Stanford scholar who studies the use of digital technologies by oppressive and totalitarian governments, is something of a bête noir for the small section of experts who make a living from that peculiar...
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The database society is not inherently good or bad. The best we can hope for is that it is as democratic as any of the institutions, markets, and regulatory and legal systems that exert power over our lives. The rules governing information use will determine our power as individuals in the database society and the powers that the state, businesses and other people have over us. As the infrastructure of the database society passes through a formative stage, it is important to understand more about the use of personal information is understood by the people it affects.

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Social networks are providing tremendous opportunities for people to collaborate. But until now, thinking has focused only on how organisations can respond to and capitalise on networks. This report argues that we have to look equally at how networks use organisations for their own ends. That is where the new contours of inequality and power lie that will shape the network world. We have to face networks’ dark side, as well as their very real potential.

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