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  • 11 January 2010 | {CATEGORY}

    Net Effect: European governments clash with Facebook privacy outlook

    I doubt that Mark Zuckerberg's recent pronouncement that the age of privacy is over will win his company many friends among European governments and lawmakers. France, for once, is already working on a time machine, so that it could go back to that wonderful time when everyone used Minitel and privacy was as ubiquitous as malware. From Foreign Policy's Net Effects blog.
  • 2 July 2008 | {CATEGORY}

    The right to blog: freedom’s next frontier

    The sheer diversity of countries represented at the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit - with bloggers from places as diverse as Mauritania, Colombia, Bangladesh and Tajikistan - suggests that the phenomenon they represent is indeed genuinely global. Even in places with low Internet penetration, blogs can still have a significant impact in creating channels to voice dissent and influence wider media networks.
  • 29 September 2007 | {CATEGORY}

    Postcard from: A basement in London

    Evgeny Morozov of Transitions Online joined about 100 professionals from the mobile, media, and web industries at mobileCampLondon from 28-29 September to debate the future of the mobile field.
  • 17 June 2007 | {CATEGORY}

    Internet thought leaders meet on iCommons ground

    Internet media gurus gathered along the Adriatic Sea to discuss the sustainable future of peer production, commons-based communities and open education.