Monthly Archives: February 2010

Controlling content

Traditional issue of the internet, but within the US, instead of between the US and the rest of the world. Question: censorship of content. Do you allow it? on which basis? why not total freedom? Is the question about articulating … Continue reading

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Piracy

“Lord Lucas Keeps Wanting To Chip Away At Digital Economy Bill: Exempt Search Engines” (TechDirt, 28 January 2010).“Insult To Injury: Mandelson Wants Those Wrongly Kicked Off The Internet To Pay To Appeal” (TechDirt, 28 January 2010) seriously, first time I … Continue reading

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Surveillance

Apparently, “Obama Quietly Issues Ruling Saying It’s Legal For The FBI To Break The Law On Accessing Phone Records” (TechDirt, 22 January 2010) and I find this even more astonishing: the harm exists, it is to each individual. “Judge Dismisses … Continue reading

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Anonymity on the web

A very simple explanation, common sense, but as true as for anonymity by post mail: can’t certify identities without using existing means of identification… “You Can’t Get Rid Of Anonymity Online, Even If You Wanted To” (TechDirt, 4 February 2010) … Continue reading

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