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Arab Spring Activists Sit Down With Silicon Valley Suits by Taylor Wiles

Arab Spring Activists Sit Down With Silicon Valley Suits by Taylor Wiles | Twit4D | Scoop.it

Last week, tech executives and Internet activists swarmed San Francisco for the first ever Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference. The two-day event focused on the increasingly complex relationship between the Internet and human rights. Access, an advocacy organization for Internet rights, hosted the conference, and drew representatives from influential players in Silicon Valley and activists arriving from revolution or government oppression in places like Egypt, Syria, Uganda, and Thailand.

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Running Chicken Museveni's Use Of Social Media To Keep Power In Uganda By Ari Kohen

What happens when the authoritarian regime — rather than the disaffected people — uses social media to its advantage? This piece on Uganda from The New Republic provides us with an interesting example:
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