This paper discusses the possibilities and limitations of online
activism. The example used to illustrate the above point provides some evidence
that, on some occasions, civil society maybe mobilized through the use of the
internet and the online public sphere, to organize more coherent and practical
political demands. At the same time, it is also shown that the capacity of individuals to fully participate
depends on previous offline experiences as well as a relatively higher degree
of technical competence.
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