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Digital Democracy and its Discontents


12th January 2010

Leading thinker and commentator on the political implications of the Internet, Evgeny Morozov debated the myth of Digital Democracy during a seminar at Polis on January 12th. For the full coverage of the event, go to Polis Director Charlie Beckett's blog|.

Evgeny Morozov is a contributing editor to Foreign Policy and runs the magazine's influential and widely-quoted "Net Effect" blog about the Internet's impact on global politics. Click here for the blog.

Morozov is currently a Yahoo! fellow at Georgetown University's E.A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He was a fellow at George Soros's Open Society Institute.

Before moving to the US, Morozov was based in Berlin and Prague, where he was Director of New Media at Transitions Online, a media development NGO active in 29 countries of the former Soviet bloc.

Please find his website, and a link to his blog, here|.