Democracy

India moves closer to regulating internet services as it fears ‘unimaginable disruption to democracy’ – TechCrunch

India said on Monday that it is moving ahead with its plan to revise existing rules to regulate intermediaries — social media apps and others that rely on users to create their content — as they are causing “unimaginable disruption” to democracy. In a legal document filed with the country’s apex Supreme Court, the Ministry …

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[Thread] Former World of Warcraft developer lead denounces Blizzard, says Chinese investment in game companies is silencing voices for freedom and democracy (Mark Kern/@grummz)

Mark Kern / @grummz: [Thread] Former World of Warcraft developer lead denounces Blizzard, says Chinese investment in game companies is silencing voices for freedom and democracy  —  This hurts. But until Blizzard reverses their decision on @blitzchungHS I am giving up playing Classic WoW, which I helped make and helped convince Blizzard to relaunch. There …

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The Weekly | Russia’s Playbook for Disrupting Democracy

Episode 13: ‘The Blueprint’ Producer/Director John Marks Russia’s brazen interference in the 2016 American presidential election shouldn’t have been a total shock. President Vladimir Putin’s government had done it before, almost a decade earlier in tiny Estonia, where Russian operatives provoked political violence and mounted malicious cyberattacks. In fact, many of the methods Moscow used …

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The Democracy of the Internet and Other Takeaways from SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a 10-day interactive film and music festival that happens annually in Austin, Texas. Hundreds of thousands of influencers, visionaries, fans, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their space descend upon this state capital to share ideas and stories. I was there just recently for this year’s event, eager to discover new concepts, …

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Google’s Threat to Democracy Continues to Hit Alternative Media

Editor’s note: This piece comes from AlterNet’s editorial team. We are reposting it as Truthdig is facing the same struggle. Like AlterNet, Truthdig has experienced a drop in traffic from Google search engines since the company made changes in its algorithm this year. A few weeks ago, AlterNet put out an SOS. We were getting slammed by Google’s …

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