Monthly Archives: December 2010

Is Operation Payback A Crime… Or Just The Modern Equivalent Of A Sit In? | Techdirt

Is Operation Payback A Crime… Or Just The Modern Equivalent Of A Sit In? | Techdirt. 9 December 2010 An interesting question for a lawyer …

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Surveillance technology: which regulation?

La cyberarme de la police | LeMatin.ch. 23 August 2010 An old post I kept in my mail box until I could process it. It is about softwares (CRUSH standing for Criminal Reduction Utilising Statistical History) that allows mapping of … Continue reading

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Bullying among children and teens: perception of behaviours

Rethinking Bullying: Kids Don’t See It As Bullying | Techdirt. 3rd December 2010 A very interesting post about the findings of Danah Boyd after a series of interviews with teens. They do not seem to perceive their attitude and behaviours … Continue reading

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Attitude towards children: no decency or common sense?

So WikiLeaks Is Evil For Releasing Documents… But DynCorp Gets A Pass For Pimping Young Boys To Afghan Cops? | Techdirt. 8 December 2010 Are they really serious? Can the US army really encourage rape of children? Not only is … Continue reading

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Abuse of powers: why considering the internet differently from other technologies?

Once Again, Feds Found To Be Abusing Surveillance Procedures With Little Oversight | Techdirt. 3 December 2010 If the information is true, this is sickening. Why bypassing warrants and all the criminal procedure guarantees? to detect serious fraud? minor fraud? … Continue reading

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Strange ideas

UK Politicians Want People To Have To Apply For A Porn License Before Viewing Online Porn | Techdirt. 20 December 2010 never happened before, but  never know where imagination finishes

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The red hot potato game: the fate of Wikileaks

Apple The Latest To Convict Wikileaks Despite No Charges Or Trial; Kills Wikileaks App For Violating Unnamed Laws | Techdirt. 21 december 2010 The headlines of the past few days brought to me this image of the red hot potato … Continue reading

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Censorship on Amazon

Another Reminder That You Don’t Own Your eBooks: Amazon Removing More eBooks You ‘Bought’ From Archives | Techdirt. 15 december 2010 Independently of what we may think of porn, it seems a step too far for Amazon to just withdraw … Continue reading

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LOPPSI 2: a series of French measures related to the internet

French National Assembly Approves Internet Censorship Law | Techdirt. 17 December 2010 the title and post sounds awful, but a quick look on the French National Assembly website shows that nothing dramatic happened. Actually, one of the main amendments accepted … Continue reading

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LOPPSI 2 : French new offence for identity theft

LOPPSI 2 : création du délit d’usurpation d’identité sur internet > Actualités du Droit- Lamy. 15 december 2010 the new offence is to “use the identity of a third person or to use one or several pieces of data that … Continue reading

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