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CommentIsLinked@LDV: Lynne Featherstone – Politics and the internet

Over at the New Statesman, Lynne Featherstone, recently-appointed Chair of the Lib Dems’ New Technology Board, reveals her attitude to politics on the web. You can read it in full here, but here’s an excerpt:

I’m quite taken at the moment with a quote from the American writer Clay Shirky, which makes this last point in a slightly different way: “The revolution doesn’t happen when society adopts new tools. It happens when society adopts new behaviours.”

In a way, it’s an explanation of why my website and blog (finally about to get a much needed overhaul) haven’t been changed much from

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