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In Politics, the Web Is a Parallel World With Its Own Rules (New York Times)

  • , Monday, February 23, 2004 12 AM
When the Web was in its infancy, Internet utopians envisioned a political revolution, predicting that the new medium would engage and empower voters as never before. But part of the Web's appeal has been its unbridled nature, and it is showing that it can act as a back alley - where punches can be thrown and things can be said that might be deemed out of place, even if just at a particular moment, in the full light of the mainstream media.

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