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Berkman in Turkey: Internet & Democracy Digital Activism Event

From the Internet & Democracy Project...

On February 7th and 8th, the Berkman Center hosted a three day conference entitled “Digitally-Empowered Activists: Getting the Tools to the People Who Need Them” in Istanbul, Turkey. The presentations highlighted efforts by people to use tools, such as video, SMS, and blogging, and focused on ways of communicating these methodologies to activists who can benefit from them...

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As well, Berkman Executive Director John Palfrey was also in Turkey last week to talk about the OpenNet Initiative's new book, Access Denied, and to encourage leaders and others there not to crack down on Internet activity.  You can read his post about the trip here.

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