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INTERNET BOOK REVIEW The Net Delusion by Evgeny Morozov



Tom Chatfield, Guardian 9 January 2010:

The Net Delusion: How Not to Liberate the World by Evgeny Morozov – review

– This powerful critique of ‘cyber-utopianism’ shows us that the net isn’t always what we think

 

Two delusions in particular concern Morozov: “cyber-utopianism”, the belief that the culture of the internet is inherently emancipatory; and “internet-centrism”, the belief that every important question about modern society and politics can be framed in terms of the internet.


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January 9, 2011 - Posted by | cyber-utopianism, Evgeny Morozov, internet-centrism

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