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Evgeny Morozov 17 Apr 13
I'd only believe this if there's a graph RT There are no countries whose situations worsened with the arrival of the internet.
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Phil Howard
there are no countries where tech diffusion rates high and authoritarianism worsened. will graph it again for u
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Evgeny Morozov 17 Apr 13
Replying to @pnhoward
another great graph: your sense of humor vs tech diffusion rates.
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Phil Howard 18 Apr 13
Replying to @evgenymorozov
ha ok both are electric! (but let's leave children names out of it if we proceed to debate)
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Sarah Kendzior 18 Apr 13
Uzbekistan is another example. But question of tech is perhaps irrelevant under repression this severe
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Phil Howard 18 Apr 13
Replying to @sarahkendzior
alas not quite! UZB KAZ same score in 2002 and 2011, -9 and -6 (sayeth PolityIV). scoring wrong? or perhaps boomeranged?
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Sarah Kendzior 18 Apr 13
Kazakhstan has had increased authoritarianism with increased internet. But correlation ≠ causation.
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Dr. Fran Barone 19 Apr 13
Replying to @sarahkendzior
Thank you for pointing this out.
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