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Philippe’s Megaphone : On democracy

mardi 7 octobre 2014, par Philippe Coueignoux

October 7, 2014
Online advances threaten true democracies as much as authoritarian regimes.

.... Microsoft puts out permanent polls.
.... Covert user manipulation is a fact of life at Facebook.
.... Is that what the West wishes on Hong Kong ?

Microsoft Begins a Push Into the Polling World
by Alan Schwarz (New York Times) - September 30, 2014
Facebook Vow on Research Is Short on the Particulars
by Vindu Goel (New York Times) - October 3, 2014
Atfer Tear Gas, Hong Kong Protesters
Defy Officials’ Call to Disperse
by Austin Ramzy and Alan Wong
(New York Times) - September 30, 2014