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Ronald Reagan once said,

Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.

Omar Ha-Redeye on MaRS

A lot has changed since Reagan’s time, specifically the use of technology to transmit information through mediums such as the Internet.

But what is the impact on politics?

This was the subject of a session at the MaRS Centre entitled The Permanent Campaign.

Renowned technology expert and journalist, Jesse Hirsh, moderated a panel of speakers on the subject which included:

Prof. Greg Elmer, Director of the Infoscape research lab, Ryerson University, Toronto, gave the introductory plenary.

Jesse Hirsh has provided an overview of the event.

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