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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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Turkey's leaders defend press freedom record but agree to address delegation's concerns - Committee to Protect Journalists

Ankara, October 3, 2014--In unprecedented meetings with a joint delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists and the International Press Institute, senior Turkish government officials defended their country’s press freedom record while agreeing to take steps to improve conditions for journalists. The meetings, which included President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime...
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Turkey's President Erdogan "I am increasingly against the Internet every day"

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World Wide Web inventor about "net neutrality" and Internet fast lanes

World Wide Web inventor about "net neutrality" and Internet fast lanes | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
America will lose its tech advantage without strong net neutrality rules,according to Timothy Berners-Lee.
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Putting open science into practice: A social dilemma? | Scheliga | First Monday

Putting open science into practice: A social dilemma?
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Physicist George Ellis Knocks Physicists for Knocking Philosophy, Falsification, Free Will | Scientific American blog

Physicist George Ellis Knocks Physicists for Knocking Philosophy, Falsification, Free Will | Scientific American blog | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Biologist Rupert Sheldrake, whom I interviewed in my last post, wasn't the only fascinating scientist I hung out with recently at Howthelightgetsin, a festival hosted by ...
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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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The role of Twitter in the future Hillary Clinton's campaign

The role of Twitter in the future Hillary Clinton's campaign | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The first presidential debate in 2012 took place between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama at the University of Denver. The second debate took place that same day on Twitter between their supporters.
The Oct. 3 debate generated a record-setting 10.3 million tweets of jokes, analysis, quotes and observations, according to Twitter. Before the event had even begun, its Twitter chatter dwarfed that of all the 2008 presidential debates combined.
After the election, Obama adviser David Axelrod reflected on
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Grand openings

Grand openings | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Information wants to be free IN 2001 a meeting on scientific publishing held in Budapest by what was then called the Open Society Institute (now the Open Society...
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Vladimir Putin ready to 'unplug internet' as emergency measure against the ''unpredictable'' West

Vladimir Putin ready to 'unplug internet' as emergency measure against the ''unpredictable'' West | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The web is seen as the last bastion of glasnost - or openness - in Moscow, but now there are fears new curbs will be imposed
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White House Names Google's Megan Smith as New Chief Technology Officer

White House Names Google's Megan Smith as New Chief Technology Officer | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The future of the federal governments technology infrastructure is now in the hands of a Googler -- Megan Smith.
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Fàtima Galan's curator insight, September 8, 10:29 AM

"Smith had been at Google for more than a decade and helped oversee deals that led to some of the company's most ambitious and successful products, including Google Maps and Android. "