By Biswarup Sen

The dating among info and the countryside is sometimes portrayed as a face-off regarding repressive kingdom strength and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. nation division. much less awareness has been paid to these eventualities the place states have looked info and its diffusion as efficient of modernity and globalization. it's the critical argument of this publication that the modern geographical region, in particular within the international South, is much from opposed to the present informational milieu and in reality makes the most important use of it for you to enhance sufficient modes of governance, communique and sociality in a networked international. This e-book specializes in India – an rising nation that has lately witnessed a "software miracle" – to focus on the serious position informatics has traditionally performed within the nationwide mind's eye and to illustrate how the nation, deepest capital and civic society have drawn upon and engaged the precepts and protocols of the data age to model an "info-nation."

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