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Eli M. Noam : Will the Internet Be Bad For Democracy

"My skepticism about the Internet as a pro-democracy force is not based on its uneven distribution. ... The problem is that most analysts commit a so-called error of composition. That is, they confuse micro behavior with macro results. They think that if something is helpful to an individual, it is also helpful to society at large, when everybody uses it."

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