Friday, June 10, 2011

Book Review - The Filter Bubble - By Eli Pariser - NYTimes.com

Closing paragraph of a review by Evgeny Morozov

Although Pariser’s conclusions and prescriptions are not wholly convincing, he is to be commended for reinvigorating the conversation about the dangers of online personalization. And “The Filter Bubble” deserves praise for drawing attention to the growing power of information intermediaries whose rules, protocols, filters and motivations are not always visible. But whether we should demand more substantial civic commitments from these intermediaries is to be debated.

Book Review - The Filter Bubble - By Eli Pariser - NYTimes.com

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