Surprise, Surprise, Surprise

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David Cameron today indicated that the police may be given powers to shut down social networks such as Facebook and Twitter during times of “unrest.” I don’t have to point out to LRC readers how evil and shortsighted this is, but will say that from hour one, the notion that social media were driving the riots became a theme with the establishment media, who hate the internet, as does the state which they serve.

8:54 am on August 11, 2011