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    Cartoon: Social Media Police

    Authorities use social media to track criminals and terrorists; dictators use social media to track and stop dissent; and “justice” can be dispensed by social media users at any perceived wrongdoing by public shaming of the culprit.

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  • Internet Cafe in Karimabad (Hunza), northern Pakistan. Photo via Flickr user: · · · — — — · · ·.
    Digital Censorship in Egypt and Pakistan

    “In Pakistan, as well as in Egypt and other countries like the UAE and Saudi Arabia, the government faces the same kind of debate in a society that has grown ever more aware of its collective voice, and ever more eager to use it.”

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