Download e-book for iPad: Access Contested. Security, Identity, and Resistance in by Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT
By Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT Press|MIT Press||Adult NonfictionComputer TechnologyLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 05.06.2012Street date: 05.06.2012
Experts study censorship, surveillance, and resistance throughout Asia, from China and India to Malaysia and the Philippines.
Read or Download Access Contested. Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace PDF
Similar non-us legal systems books
The purpose of this booklet is threefold. First to install one position for the ease of either students and practitioners the fundamental info on redistricting practices in democracies world wide. Remarkably, this information hasn't ever earlier than been accumulated. moment, to supply a sequence of brief case experiences that glance in additional element at specific nations with reference to the associations and practices that experience advanced for redistricting and the character of the debates that experience arisen.
An exploration of the ways in which a number of inequalities are being addressed in Europe. utilizing country-based and region-specific case reviews it offers an leading edge comparative research of the multidimensional equality regimes which are rising in Europe, and divulges the capability that those have for institutionalizing intersectionality.
The African Stakes within the Congo conflict analyzes the Congo clash by way of the jobs performed by means of a variety of states and elements within the clash. half I introduces the clash by means of displaying the ancient and nearby context of the struggle. half II examines these states and teams that labored to help the Kaliba regime; half III examines the insurgent teams operating to overthrow Kabila and people intervening on their behalf.
From burning draft playing cards to staging nude protests, a lot left-wing political activism in Nineteen Sixties the USA was once wonderful by way of planned outrageousness. This theatrical activism, aimed toward the mass media and practiced by way of Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies, the Black Panthers, and the homosexual Activists Alliance, between others, is usually pushed aside as naive and out of contact, or criticized for ways condemned as foolish and off-putting to most people.
Extra resources for Access Contested. Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace
Perhaps ironically, what were once assumed to be the immutable laws of a powerful technological environment are now potentially fragile species in a threatened ecosystem. Phase 2: Access Denied (2000 to 2005) We call the second phase of Internet development, from roughly 2000 to 2005, the “access denied” period. During this second era, states and others came to think of activities and expression online as things that needed to be managed in various ways. The initial reaction to the mainstreaming of the Internet, by states such as China and Saudi Arabia, was to erect filters to block people from accessing certain information.
Foreword As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, cyberspace has emerged as a leading sphere of contestation between largely democratic forces seeking to use the Internet and related “liberation technologies” to expand and enhance freedom, knowledge, and connectivity and autocratic states eager to stifle that potential. This volume is the most compelling and informed account and analysis of the new contestation in cyberspace that is now available. The Arab Spring highlighted the importance of new social media networks, which were vital tools used by activists in mounting the historic revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt.
Burma is among the world’s most repressive regimes and has shown a willingness to take drastic measures to control online dissent, including shutting down the Internet altogether during protests in 2007 known as the Saffron Revolution. In Thailand, street protests have spilled online, leading authorities to take unusually harsh measures to limit access to social networking and other mobilization services. Throughout Asia, a diverse mixture of controls and local resistances has created a unique regional story around the contests to shape cyberspace.
Access Contested. Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace by Ronald Deibert,John Palfrey,Rafal Rohozinski, et al.MIT Press|MIT Press||Adult NonfictionComputer TechnologyLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 05.06.2012Street date: 05.06.2012