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How the digital medium transforms public opinion, politics and science: open data, open science, open public space...
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The Countries With the Most and Least Internet Freedom

The Countries With the Most and Least Internet Freedom | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
A new study shows who can browse as they please and who can’t.
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U.S. Social-Media Giants Are Resisting Russia Censors

U.S. Social-Media Giants Are Resisting Russia Censors | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter and Google have started resisting Russian government orders to remove information about a rally next month for opposition leader Alexei Navalny, raising the prospect of a showdown over the Kremlin’s efforts to control online information.
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How the sharing economy will develop in 2015

How the sharing economy will develop in 2015 | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The sharing economy has grown exponentially in the past few years to the point where it has impacted nearly all industries.

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The unstoppable rise of the Sharing Economy, it could be the Internet's most divisive revolution.

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EU Parliament calls on Commission to consider Google break-up

EU Parliament calls on Commission to consider Google break-up | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The call, which was anticipated, does not have any concrete effects but it does increase pressure on the European Commission to take a hard line with Google over the abuse of its dominance in the EU search market.
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Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era

Public Perceptions of  Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
A majority of Americans feel that their privacy is being challenged along such core dimensions as the security of their personal information and their ability to retain confidentiality.
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What the web is saying about Obama’s net neutrality plan

What the web is saying about Obama’s net neutrality plan | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
So much ink — both real and digital — was devoted to President Obama’s statements Monday on network neutrality that we decided to round up some of the more insightful as a guide to the issue.
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Why Brazil Is Actually Winning The Internet

Why Brazil Is Actually Winning The Internet | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
As the World Cup and the 2016 Olympics bring unprecedented attention — and controversy — Brazil has been shaped by a sprawling, unique digital culture that may be more socially and poli...
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Twitter and Etsy get high marks in report card on copyright and free speech

Twitter and Etsy get high marks in report card on copyright and free speech | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
When it comes to balancing creative rights on the internet, companies like Twitter and Pinterest play an important role as middlemen. How are they performing?
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Hungary plans new tax on Internet traffic, public calls for rally

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary plans to impose a new tax on Internet data transfers, a draft 2015 tax bill submitted to parliament late on Tuesday showed, in a move that could hit Internet and telecoms providers
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Journée d'initiation aux logiciels libres et données ouvertes - Ville de Grenoble

Journée d'initiation aux logiciels libres et données ouvertes - Ville de Grenoble | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
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Democracy 2.0, The Power of Integrated Human Networks

Democracy 2.0, The Power of Integrated Human Networks | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The concept of integration can work for your own mind, your family and society at large. We need to invest energy to unleash the power of integrated human networks....
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We need open models, not just open data - O'Reilly Radar

We need open models, not just open data - O'Reilly Radar | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Writing my post about AI and summoning the demon led me to re-read a number of articles on Cathy O'Neil's excellent mathbabe blog. I highlighted a point Cathy...
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Open access - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open access - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open access comes in two degrees: gratis open access, which is free online access, and libre open access, which is free online access plus some additional usage rights. These additional usage rights are often granted through the use of various specific Creative Commons licenses.

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The European Parliament Just Voted To Break Up Google

The European Parliament Just Voted To Break Up Google | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The EU just passed the historic vote.
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EU net neutrality law, almost a done deal, may face restart

EU net neutrality law, almost a done deal, may face restart | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
With a new European Commission having taken the place of the one that proposed the Telecom Package, and with that bundle of laws not having achieved final approval yet, hard-won battles may need to be fought again.
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A picture of social revolutions | Augusto de Franco | TEDxLiberdade - YouTube

A picture of social revolutions | Augusto de Franco | TEDxLiberdade - YouTube | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. As humans, how do we interact with one another to improve our lives...
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Obama to the FCC: Adopt ‘the strongest possible rules’ on net neutrality, including Title II

Obama to the FCC: Adopt ‘the strongest possible rules’ on net neutrality, including Title II | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
President Obama's statement his the clearest yet, urging his top telecom regulator to reclassify broadband providers as a utility.
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Hungary: Climbdown from Government as Internet Tax is shelved

Hungary: Climbdown from Government as Internet Tax is shelved | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Hungarians have forced a climb down from their government over a planned Internet tax
which sparked mass protests in Budapest and elsewhere in the country. It would have levied a fee on each gigabyte of online data transferred. Opponents denounced an attack on freedom. The EU warned the tax would be a mistake. Even for the usually combative prime minister enough was enough. But as he…
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Participatory Politics with Henry Jenkins - YouTube

The USF Humanities Institute presents Dr. Henry Jenkins. Watch his Sept. 25th lecture, "Could This Be What Democracy Looks Like? Participatory Politics, Tran...
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Copywrong

Copywrong | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Why have copyright protections grown and grown? Louis Menand on what the intellectual-property battles really mean.
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Harvard University says it can't afford journal publishers' prices

Harvard University says it can't afford journal publishers' prices | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
University wants scientists to make their research open access and resign from publications that keep articles behind paywalls
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Mais que veut dire au juste Tim Berners-Lee lorsqu'il parle de "propriété des données" ?

Mais que veut dire au juste Tim Berners-Lee lorsqu'il parle de "propriété des données" ? | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
les individus puissent devenir « propriétaires de leurs données »
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