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Clay Shirky on Wikileaks - Dictionary of Arguments

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Wikileaks/Shirky/Morozov: Shirky:... Groups and networks that are distributed and often cross borders that have the power; hierarchies and states that are limited to defined territories and action programmes are outwitted at every turn. (1)..... there was no way that the Foreign Ministry could go to WikiLeaks and have a conversation about something that hints at or is involved in anything called national interest. (2)
MorozovVsShirky: The thing is not simple in the way that global affairs have recently proceeded according to the requirements of the "Internet". In fact, there were negotiations between Wikileaks and the US government (...) (3)

1. Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing without Organizations (New York: Penguin, 2009), 24.
2. Department”: Clay Shirky, “Richard S. Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press with Clay Shirky,” John Shorenstein Center, October 14, 2011,
3. Die Darstellung basiert auf Andrew D. Murray, "Nodes and Gravity in Virtual Space", Legisprudence 5, no. 2 (2011): 195- 221. 127

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Shirky I
Clay Shirky
Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations New York 2009

Morozov I
Evgeny Morozov
To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism New York 2014

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