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The Consequences of Digital Democracy in Western Liberal Democracies
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The Consequences of Digital Democracy in Western Liberal Democracies

By José Carlos Palma * Digital democracy is the use of digital technologies to promote participation, transparency, and accountability in government. It has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with our governments, making them more responsive and accountable to the people. However, there are also risks associated with digital democracy, such as the spread of misinformation, political manipulation, and exclusion of marginalized groups. It is important to be aware of these risks and to take steps to mitigate them. History of Digital Democracy The concept of digital democracy emerged in the early days of the internet. In the 1990s, there were a number of experiments with online voting and citizen participation. However, these early efforts were limited by the lack of wide...