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Unlike the town square, social media sites are privately owned and have rights over content that is posted.
In the absence of reliable and impartial mainstream media, citizen journalism steps in to fill the void.
The Internet acts like a new global commons, but crucial platforms are privately owned and subject to corporate rules.
Technology companies based in the West are producing the tools to censor content in the Arab world.
Dissidents using Facebook and Twitter have been traced and arrested by authoritarian governments.
Jillian C. York
Some wonder if Syria's decision to allow access to facebook and blog sites is just a new way to track activists.
Jillian York
The mainstream media denounces crackdowns on Iranian bloggers, yet ignores attacks on activists in Tunisia.
Jillian York
Commercial and political concerns may have led Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to beat WikiLeaks' Julian Assange.
Internet service providers are cutting access to the whistleblower site, raising broader concerns about online freedom.
Jillian York
The internet has been lauded by Nobel Peace prize-winning Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo as "God's gift to China".
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The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.

 
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Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.