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A Perfect Storm – Internet Freedom vs. Security

I went to bed last night counting my blessings; one of which is to be living in “the Land of the Free”. I woke up this morning thinking of Kristallnacht and Joseph McCarthy. The Twitter and Blogger spheres are awash … Continue reading

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Caveat User: Internet Freedom, Open Data and Net Neutrality

Recent events have me wondering. DHS takes over cybersecurity by shutting down torrent sites and threatening providers (http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/the-rise-of-web-censorship/375); BitTorrent responds  (http://torrentfreak.com/bittorrent-based-dns-to-counter-us-domain-seizures-101130/). Comcast charges one of its backbone providers for providing Netflix (http://gizmo.do/dNWO31); Credoaction responds (http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/comcast_netflix/index2.html?rc=tw2). Amazon charges for free books … Continue reading

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Point and Click

The Web can be accessed very rapidly and that can be both a delight and a problem. In an age of point and click you can be up and running in no time, e.g. this site. You can get there … Continue reading

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