Cyber Rally: An experience of democratic use of the internet


In support to this strike, we developed a pioneering project using the Internet as a democratic media. The aim of this project, named “Cyber-Rally for the Brazilian Universities”, was to increase the pressure on the governmental authorities by allowing the society to express its opinion to them. The Rally home page [1] was used by people to easily send protestation messages to about 800 Brazilian authorities with a mouse click.

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@inproceedings{Ramalho1999CyberRA, title={Cyber Rally: An experience of democratic use of the internet}, author={Geber Ramalho and Fl{\'a}via de Almeida Barros and S{\'e}rgio Cavalcante and Ana Cavalcanti and Manoel Lima and Silvio Romero de Lemos Meira and Hermano Perrelli de Moura and Alexandre Marcos Lins de Vasconcelos}, booktitle={HCI}, year={1999} }