In 1999, ahead of World Trade Organisation protests, a group of Australian activists created the first open internet publishing platform. This technology is the basis of the internet we know today.
Will it embolden or neuter the Arab world’s autocratic regimes?
Each individual act of posting, linking, commenting and liking may look insignificant up close, but they add up. There is enormous power here for mass persuasion, one viral share at a time.
In Turkey’s climate of general political repression, cyberactivism constitutes a real alternative for engaged citizens.