Issue No.07 - July (2012 vol.45)
Daniel E. O'Leary , University of Southern California
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2012.186
The successful fight to stop the Protect IP Act highlights the increasingly important role of computer-based political action, especially the use of social media, in the policymaking process.
PIPA, SOPA, Twitter, Facebook, computer-based political action, social media
Daniel E. O'Leary, "Computer-Based Political Action: The Battle and Internet Blackout over PIPA", Computer, vol.45, no. 7, pp. 64-72, July 2012, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.186