Anonymous, a new Civil Disobedience Phenomenon

  • Vaclav Jirovsky


The paper discusses evolution of civil disobedience in cyberspace and real world. The result of comparison of both brings author to the conclusion of high impact of the deteriorating economic situation on the civil disobedience in both, cyberspace and real world, supporting each other. There is expectation of professionalization of movements in cyberspace slowly changing nature of attack to cyberterrorist-like attacks. The effort to bound free flow of information, governments will attempt to limit or circumscribe cyberspace in particular with reference to the fight against terrorism, which could lead to more aggressive civil disobedience in cyberspace.


Civil Disobedience Youth Movement Occupy Wall Street Motion Picture Association Egyptian Revolution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Czech Technical University in PragueFaculty of Transportation SciencesPragueCzech Republic

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