07 Sep '12, 7pm

Your Tweet Counts: #Kony2012, #Bitcoin, @Wikileaks & the Future of Net Voting

Your Tweet Counts: #Kony2012, #Bitcoin, @Wikileaks & the Future of Net Voting

For most people, dealing with the government is limited to transactions like applying for a driver's license, paying taxes, or getting pulled over. Much beyond such necessary inconveniences, an interaction with the government is a sign that something has gone wrong. Nonetheless, many certainly do want to engage with the government. Countless students, activists, and otherwise enthusiastic citizens want to inform policy or otherwise improve how government works. The good news for these people is that social media is driving the cost of organizing to zero. In some cases, that’s bad news for government: Citizens are organizing on the Internet to supplant (Bitcoin ) or frustrate (WikiLeaks ) official institutions. Certainly, this is not the kind of connection my clients had in mind.

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