Here is the original event data set we built for (known) incidents when a government interfered with its information infrastructure for political reasons. Its now a few years out of date so in sharing it I hope others might be interested in keeping up this line of research. When do […]
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This project report, done with Frank Edwards and Mary Joyce, is mirrored at the website of the Digital Activism Research Project. Download: Frank Edwards, Philip N. Howard, Mary Joyce, “Digital Activism and Non-Violent Conflict,” Digital Activism Research Project, 2013. 23 pp. Seattle, University of Washington. In order to analyze the […]
This is the event data we collected on news reports about compromised personal records from 1980-2006. The data was used in several articles and book chapters. While there is no formal code book we thought it was time to share the data and the best summary of our definition of […]
Howard, Philip N., Muzammil Hussain, and Sheetal Agarwal. “When Do States Disconnect Their Digital Networks?” The Communication Review 14, no. 2 (2011): 216-232. Although there have been many studies of the different ways regimes censor the use of social media by their citizens, shutting off social media altogether is something […]