Internet activists push for greater democracy

[AP] The Internet can be a powerful medium for politicians to get their message across but it is also a vital means for civilians to have a say in what politicians do, participants in a political conference say.Andrew Rasiej, founder of the Personal Democracy Forum series, said tools such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube help people organize “in order to have an impact on the political process and to petition governments to be more responsive to their everyday needs.”
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/25/AR2009112502037.html

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