Why the Internet is bad for democracy

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The Internet Will Make Politics More Expensive and Raise Entry Barriers When broadband arrives. Will just add to an "arms race" of increasing budgets The Internet will make reasoned and informed political dialog more difficult. Flaming, undermining of trad media because of need for speed The Internet disconnects as much as it connects Information does not necessarily weaken the state Electronic voting does not strengthen democracy Direct access to public officials will be phony The Internet facilitates the International Manipulation of Domestic Politics.

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  • Eli M. Noam

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