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Faces of Egypt's (Wired) Uprising

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 11 2011

Figures of the Egyptian revolution get the Vanity Fair treatment in a series of dramatic photographs by Jonas Fredwall Karlsson -- among them, Google executive Wael Ghonim, blogger Hassam El-Hamalwy, and Laila Marzouk, ... Read More

Where Next for the Arab Spring? Look At Networked Middle Classes Without Oil

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 21 2011

Philip Howard adds one more crucial variable to the discussion of the factors affecting the Arab Spring (see my "Egypt, Tunisia: Generation TXT Comes of Age?"): oil, or the degree to which a country's economy has or ... Read More

The Quotable Hillary Clinton

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 15 2011

Wael Ghonim tweets: "Dear Hillary Clinton, thanks to the Internet, we can search for anyone's quotes within any period of time. Did you ever try this?" Burn. (via Ben Smith) Several young figures in the ... Read More

After Egypt: The "Democratic Republic of Facebook" Struggles to Grow Up [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, February 25 2011

A few days ago, Dr. Rasha Abdulla, an expert on the role of the Internet in Egypt who teaches at the American University in Cairo (and who I'm pleased will be speaking at Personal Democracy Forum this June in New York), ... Read More

Egypt, Off Switches, and Internet Fragility

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 16 2011

"How the Internet Works;" illustration by Derrick Mosley, photo by Andrew Simone Read More

Clinton@State: Seriously, #NetFreedom's a Big Deal

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, February 15 2011

At DC's George Washington University today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a speech today titled "Internet Rights And Wrongs: Choices & Challenges In A Networked World;” photo credit: ... Read More

Today's Appointment Streaming: Clinton to Tackle "Internet Rights and Wrongs"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, February 15 2011

Secretary Clinton briefs the press yesterday after meeting on Capitol Hill; photo via the State Department's Flickr feed Read More