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The Internet is now built on mass surveillance

The Internet is now built on mass surveillance

Brought to light in recent months, the Edward Snowden-powered NSA leaks have publicized the wholesale spying efforts by US and UK intelligence agencies that undermine the very fabric of the Internet – turning it into a vast surveillance program...

The Customer is Always Right (or at least able to convince the Internet masses they are)

With the dominance of social networking, user generated content, and the ability to comment on just about anything, web 2.0 has changed the way consumers interact with corporations, especially when they are pissed off. Many corporations are performing the...
The great power of a Wikipedia sysop

The great power of a Wikipedia sysop

A sysop (as a system operator) is a controversial actor in Wikipedia. The term sysop means an administrator of a multi-user computer system, such as a bulletin board system (BBS) or an online virtual community. In the Wikipedia world,...

Come Have a Corporate PICNIC!

Collaboration...If there's one word I would suggest to compress PICNIC'08 into, this would be it. To be perfectly honest, the whole concept has gotten a bit hollow after three days of this greenly, grassy, commy conference. A small impression...
Digital Media and Democracy. “Bush Bashing in Academia”

Digital Media and Democracy. “Bush Bashing in Academia”

Digital Media and Democracy

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