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Assignment 5

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International Issues

This week, Mike Fischer will talk about life on a different part of the electronic frontier.

Before Class

Read these papers:

  • Orkideh Behrouzan, Persian Blogs against "The Dual Language"
  • Alireza Doostdar, The Vulgar Spirit of Blogging
  • Hossein Derakhshan, Censor This: Iran's Web of Lies
  • Also read some of Derakhshan's blog
  • Steven Cherry, China: The Net Effect
  • Rosemary J. Coombe and Andrew Herman, Rhetorical Virtues: Property, Speech, and the Commons on the World-Wide Web
  • Anita Chan, Coding Free Software, Coding Free States

Also skim these papers: