Corpus ID: 59363233

September 2003 CYBERDISSENT : THE INTERNET IN REVOLUTIONARY IRAN

@inproceedings{Rahimi2009September2C,
  title={September 2003 CYBERDISSENT : THE INTERNET IN REVOLUTIONARY IRAN},
  author={By Babak Rahimi},
  year={2009}
}
This paper argues that the internet, as an advancin g new means of communication, has played an important role in the ongoing struggle for democrac y in Iran. While outlining its history in Iran amidst an ambiguous state response to its rapid dev elopment since 1993, the paper also attempts to show how the internet has opened a new virtual s p ce for political dissent. The paper claims that the internet is an innovative method for resis tance in that it essentially defies control and… Expand

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