Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World

Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World

James Jay Carafano


In 2011, amid the preferred rebellion opposed to Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the govt. sought in useless to close down the Internet-based social networks of its people.
WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange has been branded “public enemy #1” via a few within the usa for posting fabric at the world-wide-web that matters airstrikes in Iraq, US diplomatic communications, and different delicate matters.
 
In Wiki at War, James Jay Carafano explains why those and different Internet-born tasks subject and the way they're more likely to impact the long run face of conflict, international relations, and household politics.
“The conflict for successful dominance over social networks and utilizing that dominance to virtue is already underway,” Carafano writes during this super well timed research of the techno-future of knowledge and the influence of social networking through the net. Drawing on his vast wisdom of historical past and safeguard approach, Carafano creates a cogent research of what's actually new concerning the “new media,” and what's easily a recasting of human conflict in modern forms.
 
Wiki at War is written in a full of life, obtainable variety that might make this technological improvement understandable and fascinating for normal readers with out sacrificing the book’s usefulness to experts. Outlining the stipulations below which a distinction in measure turns into a distinction in sort, detailing how old knowledge can nonetheless follow to nationwide safety judgements, and reading the stipulations lower than which new services is needed to salary potent international relations or winning army procedure, Carafano casts in stark reduction the problems that face political, army, and social leaders in attempting to deal with and regulate details, in either the foreign and household arenas. Wiki at War gives stimulating thought of and definitive dialogue of this very important rising topic.

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