This issue of the Caucasus Analytical Digest examines the use of the internet in the South Caucasus. Firstly, Onnik Krikorian examines the use of the internet in Armenia, which ranks as the lowest in the region. Secondly, Alexey Sidorenko and Arzu Geybullayeva argue that Azerbaijan boasts the greatest internet penetration rates of the three South Caucasus countries thanks to government support. In particular blogs and video blogging have become increasingly popular tools for civil society activism in Azerbaijan. Finally, Alexey Sidorenko examines the effect of the internet on society and democracy in Georgia.
Telcos & Hi-Tech
April 02, 2010