Exporting Digital Authoritarianism: The Russian and Chinese Models

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Written by Alina Polyakova, Chris Meserole 11 August 2019

Polyakova and Meserole claim that “digital authoritarianism — the use of digital information technology by authoritarian regimes to surveil, repress, and manipulate domestic and foreign populations — is reshaping the power balance between democracies and autocracies” (Polyakova and Meserole, 2019).

Publisher: Brookings

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Categories: Brief, Media and technology, Authoritarianism