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    Henry Brown

    from Fierce government:

    Authoritarian governments use public network interference as a governance tool, and while authoritarian regimes conduct shutdowns with greater frequency, democracies actually participate in more network interventions, according to a new report.

    “While authoritarian regimes practice controlling full-networks, sub-networks, and nodes more than democracies, democracies are the most likely to target civil society actors by proxy by manipulating Internet service providers,” finds the report, published Oct. 5 by the Brookings Institution.

    Download Paper from Brookings Institute

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