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Is Technology stopping or abetting political apathy? Can we beat political apathy with technology?

Beating Politics with Technology
Peter Sunde thinks Bitcoin is "interesting" and has a fascinating story behind it, but one that he feels is symbolic of a depressing widespread lack of trust in politics.

'"You can't beat politics with new technology all the time. Sometimes you have to actually make sure that politics are in line with what people want. A lot of people are giving up on politics and thinking they can solve issues with technology. These kind of arrogant behaviours towards the rest of the society are a bit disgusting," Sunde told Wired.co.uk in a Skype interview...'
http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-11/18/peter-sunde-hemlis-political-apathy

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  • Dec 2 2013: I am from india.I am working on right to information act.
    By using the technology I am successful to a large extent.The enclosed link is a proof.
    Read more about it and if found suitable acceptable please sign it here:
    http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/vIOLATION_OF_HUMAN_RIGHTS_BY_BANK_OF_INDIAs_OFFICIALS_ON_MULTIPLE_OCCASIONS/?eUzeEbb
    Now I am in receipt of acknowledgement of my grievances from the office of the Prime Minister of India.i.e. Mr.Manmohan
    Singh.THIS IS MADE POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF TECHNOLOGY.
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      Dec 2 2013: I was a former Avaaz member Arun, but when I saw that
      they were supporting the Libyan rebels, I cut off my mem-
      bership. But don't worry. I know your petition is legit
      because I know that there's much human rights violation
      in India. I support your cause.
      • Dec 3 2013: Thanks for your support.I may add that I have made request to 1)Commissioner for human rights-Geneva 2)Unesco.
        Thanks once again.

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