The Net Delusion

The Dark Side of Internet Freedom

by Evgeny Morozov

Hardcover, 409 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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The Net Delusion
Subtitle
The Dark Side of Internet Freedom
Author
Evgeny Morozov

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Argues that people must stop thinking of the Internet and social media as instant cures for repression, and asserts that, in some cases, these technological advances can even be used to threaten democracy.

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An Iranian woman uses her mobile phone in front of hundreds of thousands of election protesters at a mass rally in Tehran'sĀ Azadi (Freedom) Square in 2009. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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