” When someone at the State Department proclaims Facebook to be the most organic tool for promoting democracy the world has ever seen – that’s a direct quote – it may help in the short run by getting more people onto Facebook by making it more popular with dissidents. “


” The reason why there is more pessimism about technology in Europe has to do with history, the use of databases to keep track of people in the camps, ecological disasters. “


” There is this absurd assumption that the revitalisation of the public sphere is always a good thing. I think people tend to confuse ‘civic’ and ‘civil,’ and they believe that everything that is done by citizens is necessarily a good thing because you build a network, an association. “


” Russian young people spend countless hours online downloading videos and having a very nice digital entertainment lifestyle, which does not necessarily turn them into the next Che Guevara. “


” Dictators aren’t stupid, or regimes could be toppled easily by young people mobilizing on Facebook. “



All 5 Evgeny Morozov Quotes about People in picture


When someone at the State Department proclaims Facebook to be the most organic tool for promoting democracy the world has ever seen - that
The reason why there is more pessimism about technology in Europe has to do with history, the use of databases to keep track of people in the camps, ecological disasters.


There is this absurd assumption that the revitalisation of the public sphere is always a good thing. I think people tend to confuse
Russian young people spend countless hours online downloading videos and having a very nice digital entertainment lifestyle, which does not necessarily turn them into the next Che Guevara.
Dictators aren
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