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The ACTA threat to the Internets // #acta #freedom

The magnificent¬†La Quadrature du Net – an¬†advocacy group that promotes the rights and freedoms of citizens on the Internet – has just released three videos to inform Europeans about the ACTA agreement that is currently being lobbied in the EU Parliament. ACTA is presented as a trade agreement, but is in fact a threat to […]

Swedish Pirate Party launches as ISP // #privacy

The Swedish Pirate Party once again draws headlines (in a recent post here, I also mentioned how they’ve started hosting The Pirate Bay website). This time the gung-ho party announce how they will launch as ISP (Internet Service Provider) in order to offer a service that is completely safe and private for users – by […]

The semantic web and interesting thoughts about web 3.0

This film, by Kate Ray, is indeed worth watching for anyone interested in what a so-called web 3.0 might look like. It’s major theme is the concept of the semantic web, which, during the film, is also explained for those unfamiliar with the idea. Web 3.0 from Kate Ray on Vimeo.

A day in the Internet (infographic)

I’ve always been a sucker for infographics and found this beauty over at the Poets & Plumbers blog. It explains the daily data flow on the World Wide Web – and as one could expect, that’s quite impressive.

A people’s history of the internet: from Arpanet in 1969 to today

Just found this timeline of Internet history, which is interesting not only for it’s historic value, but also because it is compiled partly from user contributions. The text reads: To mark the 40th anniversary of the first stirrings of the internet we asked you to tell us your experiences of life online. Hundreds of you […]

Internet being bombed back to the stone age tomorrow?

Tomorrow will be a big milestone in Internet-, technology-, copyright-, music-, movie- and civil right history: The Swedish court will announce their verdict in the so-called ‘spectrial‘, where the people behind The Pirate Bay (TBP) have been accused ao. of assisting copyright infringement. Although both parties will appeal the sentence if being ruled against, it […]

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