Category Archives: Internet Freedom

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow (70) passed away, may he RIP.

[[ ]] Barlow passed away on February 8, 2018. He was a great inspirator for freedom of expression online and coined the name “Cyberspace” (the worldwide Civil Society community of online connected people, freely imagining & sharing & creating thoughts … Continue reading

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Freedom of the Net report

Freedom House has published an interesting report called “Freedom of the Net, 2017” – Manipulating Social Media to Undermine Democracy  – November 2017. Iain Thomson in San Francisco 14 Nov 2017 at 05:01 had the following comment on this report: ========= Thomson’s comment in The … Continue reading

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About Our Connected Future, 4: Policy Transition from Entities to RELATIONS Between Entities

Princeton professor Ann-Marie Slaughter, former director of policy planning at the US State Department, applies network theory to international relations in the post-cold war world. Her important book “The Chess-Board & The Web – Strategies of Connection in a Networked World”  … Continue reading

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‘Das Digital’1.0: Appreciation of internet and its Impact

Introduction Most public & media stories for the last decade or so about ‘the internet’ ; whatever that is; are alarmist and use ‘memes’ (look it up!) to attract attention. ‘Bad for children’, ‘harmful to your brain’, ‘incites sex and … Continue reading

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Postcapitalism and the city — P2P Foundation

Paul Mason delivered this Keynote at Barcelona Initiative for Technological SovereigntyCCCB, 7 October 2016: The idea of postcapitalism consists of two hypotheses, about the unique effects of information technology (ICT). First, that information technology is preventing the normal adaptation process, … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout 15M : Demonstrations in 400 Cities

(copied from a #nuitdebout Twitter page)  The #NuitDebout revolution will not be televised. Not enough sensation and violence to be recognized as significant news, I guess. No problem, just wait until certain things suddenly happen. ‘Unexpected’. IMHO the force, imagination … Continue reading

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WE CALL FOR A #GLOBALDEBOUT DAY OF ACTION ON THE 15 OF MAY, 2016 We call on peoples movements across the world to mobilise for justice and real democracy on the 15 of May, 2016 for a #GLOBALDEBOUT.… Source: INTERNATIONAL … Continue reading

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