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Internet Activism

(see also Attack on Civil Liberties, Defending Civil Liberties, Anti-War Movement Today)


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Basics

On the Web: Articles

Anti-Terrorist Measures "Threaten Web Freedom". Ciar Byrne, Media Guardian (9/6/01).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Center for Digital Democracy.

Digital Freedom Network.

Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet.

Internet Freedom.

Internet Freedom Association.

Internet Gamblers for Internet Freedom.

Internet Watch Foundation.

MoveOn PAC.org.

True Majority video.

In the Library: Articles

Berkey-Gerard, Mark. "The power of connection," The Other Side (7-8/04):33-35.

Carr, David. "The coolest magazine on the planet," NYT Book Review (7/27/03). Profile of Louis Rossetto, former editor of Wired.

Cox, Craig. "This man vs. Mickey Mouse," Utne Reader (1-2/03):83. On Lawrence Lessig.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Akdeniz, Y. Sex on the Net: The Dilemma of Policing Cyberspace (Reading: Garnet, 1999).

Banerji, Indrajit (ed.) Rhetoric & Reality: The Internet Challenge for Democracy in Asia (Singapore: Eastern U. Press, 2003).

Beniger, James R. The Control Revolution: Technological & Economic Origins of the Information Society (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1986).

Biegel, Stuart. Beyond our Control? Confronting the Limits of Our Legal System in the Age of Cyberspace (Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2003).

Bowen, Charles. Modern Nation: The Handbook of Grassroots American Activism Online (NY: Times Books, 1996).

Browning, Graeme. Electronic Democracy: Using the Internet to Transform American Politics (Medford NJ: CyberAge, 2002).

Cate, Fred H. The Internet & the First Amendment: Schools & Sexually Explicit Expression (Bloomington IN: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 1998).

Chase, Michael S. You've Got Dissent!:Chinese Dissident Use of the Internet & Beijing's Counter-Strategies (Santa Monica CA: Rand, 2002).

Davis, Richard. The Web of Politics: The Internet's Impact on the American Political System (NY: Oxford, 1999).

Drahos, Peter & John Braithwaite. Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy (NY: New Press, 2003).

Godwin, Mike. Cyber Rights: Defending Free Speech in the Digital Age (Cambridge MA: MIT, 2003).

Gómez, James. Internet Politics: Surveillance & Intimidation in Singapore (Bangkok: Think Centre, 2002).

Greenbaum, Joan. Windows on the Workplace: Computers, Jobs, & the Organization of Office Work in the Late 20th Century (NY: Monthly Review, 199?).

Gray, Chris Hables. Cyborg Citizen (NY: Routledge, 2001).

Grossman, Wendy. net.wars (NY: NYU, 1998).

Hill, Kevin A. & John E. Hughes. Cyberpolitics: Citizen Activism in the Age of the Internet (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998).

Johnson, Steven. Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, & Software (NY: Scribner, 2000).

Lessig, Lawrence. Code & Other Laws of Cyberspace (NY: Basic Books, 1999). How software architecture possesses force of law in digital environments.

____________. The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World (NY: Random House, 2001). Influential essay on intellectual property. Are the forces of freedom still capable of challenging the forces of control?

Margolis, Michael & David Resnick. Politics as Usual: The Cyberspace "Revolution" (Thousand Oaks CA, 2000).

McChesney, Robert W.; Ellen Meiksins Wood & John Bellamy Foster. Capitalism & the Information Age: The Political Economy of the Global Communication Revolution (NY: Monthly Review, 200?).

Noble, David F. Digital Diploma Mills: The Automation of Higher Education (NY: Monthly Review, 2001).

Rash, Wayne Jr. Politics on the Nets: Wiring the Political Process (NY: W.H. Freeman, 1997).

Rheingold, Howard. The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier [1993] (rev. ed.; Cambridge MA: MIT, 2000).

__________. Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution (Cambridge MA: Perseus, 2002).

Shapiro, Andrew. The Control Revolution: How the Internet is Putting Individuals in Charge & Changing the World We Know (NY: PublicAffairs, 1999).

Simon, Leslie David (ed.) Democracy & the Internet: Allies or Adversaries? (Washington: Wilson Center, 2002).

Stein, Stuart D. Politics on the Web: A Student Guide (NY: Prentice Hall, 2003).

 

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