cyberactivism

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cyberactivism

Using email, blogs and social networking sites to publicize a cause by disseminating information quickly that is unavailable through normal government and commercial news sources, which may or may not eventually catch up. Cyberactivism can help promote a cause, product, company, politician or a revolution; witness the extraordinary amount of cyberactivism in the Middle East after the turn of the century.

Known by Many Names
Cyberactivism is also called "Internet activism," "electronic advocacy," "e-campaigning," "e-activism" and "online organizing." See social networking site.
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From elections to North Korea nuclear threats and missile launches, it seems likely that cyber actors are using geopolitical events to achieve cyber activism and other goals.
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This Israeli narrative is totally rejected in the world of cyber activism and alternative media.
In September 2011, in seeming response to foreign governments' and Diasporas' support for cyber activism in the Arab world, Russia proposed that countries log the online activities of their residents suspected of such disseminations.
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Mainstream leftist audiences are generally comfortable with "constructive" discourses on prisoner rights regarding Internet and technology access, or on new and creative ways to use our access, making it easier to widen support for cyber activism.
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