People who rely on new information technologies to orchestrate protests face a common-knowledge constraint: the information on a proposed protest they release to potential participants can also be known by the government. This article examines the conditions under which protests mobilized through new information technologies become possible in China.
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Research Article| August 01 2016
New Information Communication Technologies and Social Protest in China: Information as Common Knowledge
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (4): 731–753.
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Yongshun Cai, Titi Zhou; New Information Communication Technologies and Social Protest in China: Information as Common Knowledge. Asian Survey 1 August 2016; 56 (4): 731–753. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.4.731
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