(…....Evgeny Morozov: How democracy slipped through the net
The author of The Net Delusion has serious doubts about the web's ability to bring change to oppressive regimes – and he's inspiring a new generation of cyber-sceptics
….......Morozov is fast becoming a leading voice of what might be called the cyber-sceptic school of internet studies, at a time when such views are becoming more fashionable. After so many grand predictions have been made about the world-changing potential of Twitter and Facebook...., )
Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali forced to flee Tunisia as protesters claim victory
Tunisian PM Mohamed Ghannouchi declares temporary rule
Ben Ali takes refuge in Saudi Arabia
( Inspired by Wikileaks revelations about US view of their governing clique, thousands of ordinary Tunisians use Twitter and facebook to organise street protest that force the Pres and his family to flee, after considerable bloodshed on their part fails to intimidate the protesters)......