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Is The Internet a Viable Threat to Representative Democracy?
In this article, lawyer David M. Thompson examines the impact of the internet on the voting process. He analyzes the principles behind the Greek definition of "representative democracy" in light of new technology. In arguments ranging from an internet cafe in the Libyan desert to YouTube, Thompson asks probing questions about the nature of democracy, the Constitution, and technology.
Source: David M. Thompson, "Is The Internet a Viable Threat to Representative Democracy?," Duke Law & Technology Review (accessed February 9, 2009).