After Violence, India Cracks Down on Web and Texts – NYTimes.com

After Violence, India Cracks Down on Web and Texts – NYTimes.com.

More needs to be written on this–it’s a tremendously interesting problematic, and though India is probably the most visible and arguably most important exemplar, it’s not the only. “This” is not just about the existence of new social media but its use; and the devices that are used. And the failure to understand, let alone engage in it as a politician…. well, look to the rise of newspapers or even samizdat press.