Nicole Pepperell & Duncan Law, The Internet Imaginary: Between Technology and Technique

in M/C Journal Vol. 18, No. 2 (2015)

"These tools have been used in conflicting ways: by governments seeking more encompassing means to monitor the activities of perceived enemies, dissidents, or everyday citizens; private corporations seeking to create new forms of private property or secure older property rights claims; individuals or movements seeking new forms of political association, new forms of freedom of expression - or new forms of criminal activity (Benkler; Berners-Lee Weaving; Biegel; Horten; Lessig Code; Mueller)."