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Evgeny Morozov  
Visiting Scholar (former)

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Evgeny Morozov is a visiting scholar in the Liberation Technology Program at Stanford University and a Scwhartz fellow at the New America Foundation. He is also a blogger and contributing editor to Foreign Policy Magazine. He is a former Yahoo fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University and a former fellow at the Open Society Institute, where he remains on the board of the Information Program. His book The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom was published by PublicAffairs in January 2011.

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Open and Closed
Evgeny Morozov: "Openness is today a powerful cult, a religion with its own dogmas. 'Owning pipelines, people, products or even intellectual property is no longer the key to success. Openness is,' proclaims the Internet pundit Jeff Jarvis."
March 16, 2013 in New York Times

Keep Calm and Carry On... Buying
Evgeny Morozov: "When former Wired editor Chris Anderson wrote of 'the long tail' — the idea that, thanks to the Internet, companies can look beyond blockbusters and make money on obscure products — he never warned us it would be so long and so ugly. Somehow, well-crafted niche products have surrendered to algorithmic schlock."
March 9, 2013 in New York Times

How Facebook could get you arrested
Evgeny Morozov: "Smart technology and the sort of big data available to social networking sites are helping police target crime before it happens. But is this ethical?"
March 9, 2013 in The Guardian

Are We Becoming Cyborgs?
We put that question to three people who have written extensively on the subject, and brought them together to discuss it with Serge Schmemann, the editor of this magazine.
November 30, 2012 in New York Times

In Search of the Hardware Behind the Cloud
Evgeny Morozov: "Labor Day weekend in 1969—Saturday, Aug. 30, to be more precise—deserves more prominence in history books. At any rate, that is what Andrew Blum, a correspondent for Wired magazine, wants us to believe: He says the date marks the 'Internet's physical birth.' It was then that ..."
June 8, 2012 in Wall Street Journal

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