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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 41–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... copyrights and patents, quickly adopted a broader mandate as it swept across Europe—supporting the individual’s right to privacy, both on the Internet and in everyday transactions, as well as government transparency in its interactions with its citizens. Five years later, Andersdotter took her seat as the...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2010) 27 (3): 32–33.
Published: 01 September 2010
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2006) 23 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Are Not Yet Full: Race, Tribe and Power in the Heart of Africa, and is currently a t work on a book about the Iranian hostage-takers. Bloggers vs. Mullahs: How the Internet Roils Iran B ill Berkeley We Are Iran: The Persian Blogs N a srin A la v i...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2015
... their wealth in jurisdictions that cannot, or will not, cooperate in hunting them down. We are all just coming to terms with the fundamental change in criminality that has come from the Internet and, in particular, access to that small part of it known as the Dark Net. The Internet has abolished...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 20–24.
Published: 01 September 2014
...: Abrinsky TORONTO—Edward Snowden’s June 2013 leak has shone unprecedented light on the dark underside of Internet connectivity. So far, however, Canada has remained a victim largely hidden in the shadows. Much of the debate over the National Security Agency (NSA) revelations has focused on U.S...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Rebecca Mackinnon Rebecca MacKinnon directs the Ranking Digital Rights project at the New America Foundation. Author of Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle For Internet Freedom , she is co-founder of Global Voices Online and a former CNN bureau chief and correspondent in...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2015) 32 (3): 102–110.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Andrei Soldatov; Irina Borogan © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute MOSCOW—The Kremlin launched a massive offensive on the Internet three years ago after protests swept Moscow following President Vladimir Putin’s return to power. Since then, the RusNet (Russian segment...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., nor confined to foreigners. For years, Russian secret services have been busy tightening their hold over Internet users in their country, and now they’re helping their counterparts in the rest of the former Soviet Union do the same. In the future, Russia may even succeed in splintering the web...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 20–24.
Published: 01 September 2014
... International and Public Affairs. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: Thomas Galvez Chinese Internet company Baidu recently debuted Busca, a Portuguese version of its search engine localized for Brazilian users. Though, as China’s state news agency Xinhua...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
... existing online laws,” Neha says. “When subjected to online harassment, women feel helpless and just give up.” But she will not. India is among the leading nations to seize the Internet space and take a leadership role in the global reach of social media. Indian entrepreneurs have made billions off the...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
... respective parts of the world. Chile is experiencing a social media frenzy. Nearly 95 percent of Chilean Internet users have an account on a social networking site, which they check several times a day. In the past few years, Facebook and YouTube have become two of the most visited sites, only...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Because Bei­ 1980s, China, according to Human Rights jing had not yet developed comprehensive Watch, arrested hundreds of Buddhist policies on Internet censorship, many Chi­ monks and instituted “patriotic education” nese could access the websites of foreign me­ classes at monasteries. Beijing...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2013) 30 (1): 22–23.
Published: 01 March 2013
... © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute World Policy Journal ranks the top 10 most isolated countries based on a weighted series of criteria including number of countries directly connected by plane, the percentage of individuals on the Internet, the number of foreign...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., who recognize social media as a potentially lethal challenge to their rule. From Iran to Cuba, Russia to Vietnam, a host of countries use the Internet to isolate their people from the outside world, while we seek the Anatomy of those who would thwart such aims. Jason Q. Ng then takes a closer look at...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
... industrial sectors of the economy, and the introduction of a globalization-fueled consumerist culture from McDonald’s to Victoria’s Secret. And all this grafted onto Egyptian society. But until the advent of the Internet, we weren’t fully aware that we were lagging behind. With that awareness, the...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2001) 18 (2): 87–88.
Published: 01 June 2001
... countries, including the weekly meet-the-people sessions. Anyone United States, the United Kingdom and who is in Singapore for some time will also Australia. The Comparative Country Risk Re­ see the active exchanges over the Internet. port 2000 published by the Hong Kong- There are specific websites...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 41–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... 23, 1998—an announcement that coincided with the 80th anniversary of Lenin’s call for the Russian Revolution—the Swiss watchmaking company Swatch proposed a radical solution to the inconvenience of time. It branded this effort “Swatch Internet Time.” Swatch Internet Time would, like its radical...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., were to leap over generations of technology and embrace cellphones and debit cards, then digital IDs and internet-enabled services. After years of neglect under Soviet rule, the lack of infrastructure became an opportunity to start afresh: “We just skipped certain things . . . everyone was on a level...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2001) 18 (1): 56–66.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the government scrutiny long term. most nonprofit associations in China face by New information technologies, includ­ registering as a for-profit corporation, even ing the Internet and e-mail have greatly fa­ though it operates as more of an independent cilitated the ability of overseas...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2011
... greatest innovations in the coming decade. Lumped under the terms Science 2.0 and Open Science, a variety of web-based collaborative platforms—open lab notebooks, data-sharing sites—are making scientific information and data more readily accessible than ever before. Moreover, the Internet has enabled...