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Wikileaks and the Age of Transparency

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 176 Nombre de pages
Tells the story of WikiLeaks in the context of the growing movement for transparency in politics and of the crowdsourcing activism... Lire la suite
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Tells the story of WikiLeaks in the context of the growing movement for transparency in politics and of the crowdsourcing activism that the Internet and in particular Web 2.0 has made possible.

Auteur

Micah Sifry is the co-founder and executive editor of the Personal Democracy Forum (where Assange has spoken twice), editor of its award-winning techPresident.com blog, and a senior technology adviser to the Sunlight Foundation. A former editor and writer at The Nation magazine, he is the author of one book (Spoiling for a Fight, 2002), co-author of another (Is that a Politician in Your Pocket?, 2004) and co-editor of two anthologies: The Iraq War Reader (2003) and The Gulf War Reader (1991). He is also a member of the board of Consumers Union. His personal blog is at micah.sifry.com.



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Tells the story of WikiLeaks in the context of the movement for transparency in politics and of the crowdsourcing activism that the Internet and in particular Web 2.0 has made possible. This book looks at the achievements of open-source web projects that collate information for individuals and governments alike.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Wikileaks and the Age of Transparency
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Code EAN: 9780300176766
ISBN: 978-0-300-17676-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Yale University Press
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 176
Poids: 184g
Taille: H198mm x B129mm x T19mm
Année: 2011