Category Archives: South-East Asia

The Rohingya and the Viral Ummah

Showing a Rohingya man in front of his burning village, the picture at left and hundreds like it have been shared by millions across social media, blogs and discussion forums as part of a surge of global protests responding to … Continue reading

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Repost: Twitter and Corporate Politics

This is a repost of a piece I wrote for the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific, published initially here. It is a bit more journalistic than Circuit’s usual style, but may be of interest. Next month, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Access Contested: Security, Identity and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

We have one copy of this excellent book to give away – just scroll down and leave a comment to enter the draw! Last week Thailand became the first country in the world to endorse Twitter’s new censorship policy. Despite … Continue reading

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Singapore online: speaking up and acting out?

This post is co-authored with Natasha Cowan of Flinders University Organised via Facebook, the recent Occupy Singapore protest failed to attract any actual protestors, leaving foreign journalists disconsolate in their search for evidence of Singapore’s newly thriving political sphere. More … Continue reading

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