Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that “every new invention, every new want which it occasioned, and every new desire which craved satisfaction were steps toward a general leveling [of society].” The changes wrought by the growth of Internet use reaffirm the truth of the statement. The Internet has created new opportunities for communication and expanded the reach of speakers more than any medium yet conceived.
D. W. Sullenger,
Silencing The Blogosphere: A First Amendment Caution To Legislators Considering Using Blogs To Communicate Directly With Constituents,
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