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The Internet and the Legitimacy of Governments

The Internet and the Legitimacy of Governments | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
In two recent debate events I participated in, on iFreedom and privacy in the online world, mistrust of government and government's intentions and motivations on and towards the Internet were abundantly present with more than just a few people in...
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Warning from Internet freedom group

Warning from Internet freedom group | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
OpenMedia.ca is concerned about the Trans Pacific Partnership, which is being negotiated between several countries. The group is concerned that some legal activities will be criminalized.
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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Has Some Career Advice For You

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Has Some Career Advice For You | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Women (and men) hoping for career advice from Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg needn't wait until her book is published next spring.On the Q&A site Quora, Sandberg chimed in on a thread that asked "What advice would seasoned women...
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The truth shall set us free' - AS A MATTER OF FACT By Sara Soliven De Guzman - The Philippine Star » News » Opinion

The truth shall set us free' - AS A MATTER OF FACT By Sara Soliven De Guzman - The Philippine Star » News » Opinion | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it

“The truth shall set us free”…so it was written. Information liberates.

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Corporate Responsibility and Global Internet Governance | Global Network Initiative

Corporate Responsibility and Global Internet Governance | Global Network Initiative | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
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The Sky Is Rising | Techdirt.

The Sky Is Rising | Techdirt. | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it

For years now, the legacy entertainment industry has been predicting its own demise, claiming that the rise of technology, by enabling easy duplication and sharing -- and thus copyright infringement -- is destroying their bottom line. If left unchecked, they say, it is not only they that will suffer, but also the content creators, who will be deprived of a means to make a living. And, with artists lacking an incentive to create, no more art will be produced, starving our culture. While it seems obvious to many that this could not possibly be true, since creators and performers of artistic content existed long before the gatekeepers ever did, we've looked into the numbers to get an honest picture of the state of things. What we found is that not only is the sky not falling, as some would have us believe, but it appears that we're living through an incredible period of abundance and opportunity, with more people producing more content and more money being made than ever before. As it turns out... The Sky Is Rising!

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Tech companies warn privacy rules will kill innovation - The Hill's Hillicon Valley

Tech companies warn privacy rules will kill innovation - The Hill's Hillicon Valley | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
A host of companies and trade associations are warning the Federal Trade Commission that its proposed revision to children's privacy rules will burden tech startups and stifle innovation.
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Rep. Lofgren Introduces Global Free Internet Act | Techdirt

Rep. Lofgren Introduces Global Free Internet Act | Techdirt | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Rep. Zoe Lofgren has recently announced two brand new, but important bills (pdf): there's HR 6529, which is an ECPA reform act and HR 6530, the Global Internet Freedom Act. The ECPA reform effort is one we've discussed a few times recently...
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CEPAL - El crecimiento de América Latina y el Caribe bajará a 3,2% en 2012 por debilidad de economía mundial

CEPAL - El crecimiento de América Latina y el Caribe bajará a 3,2% en 2012 por debilidad de economía mundial | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Sitio CEPAL - Naciones Unidas...
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El Porvenir |Monitor |Internet, fuente de crecimiento ante desaceleración económica: OCDE

El Porvenir |Monitor |Internet, fuente de crecimiento ante desaceleración económica: OCDE | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
El informe refiere que la estructura del gasto en TIC ha cambiado poco a poco, pues el gasto de los consumidores ya constituye una tercera parte del total del mercado.
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Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » IPv4 depletion: Threat? Danger? Crisis? Turning IPv6 Up and IPv4 Down

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » IPv4 depletion: Threat? Danger? Crisis? Turning IPv6 Up and IPv4 Down | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
I was interviewed recently for an article in Tweakers. It's a good article, but I think a shade of meaning was lost in translation between Dutch and English.
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In Technology Wars, Using the Patent as a Sword

In Technology Wars, Using the Patent as a Sword | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Alongside the impressive technology advances of the last two decades, many see a destructive use of software patents corrupting the marketplace for ideas.
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Experts Gather In Toronto To Assess ICANN And Internet Governance | Intellectual Property Watch

Experts Gather In Toronto To Assess ICANN And Internet Governance | Intellectual Property Watch | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Public interest groups will join government officials, academics, attorneys, industry representatives and others in Toronto, Canada, on Friday, 12 October alongside the meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to...
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Une bataille sur l'avenir du Web va se jouer à Dubaï

Une bataille sur l'avenir du Web va se jouer à Dubaï | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Opérateurs télécoms et géants de l'Internet s'opposent sur la mise à jour d'un vieux traité international sur les télécoms, rédigé par une agence de l'ONU.
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Internet of Everything

“If each IPv6 address were a single grain of sand, the entire IPv6 address space would construct 300 million planets, each the size of the Earth” Geoff Huston

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MPAA Chief Says SOPA, PIPA 'Are Dead,' But ISP Warning Scheme Lives On | Threat Level | Wired.com

MPAA Chief Says SOPA, PIPA 'Are Dead,' But ISP Warning Scheme Lives On | Threat Level | Wired.com | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Former Sen. Christopher Dodd, now chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, said the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act aren't going to be floated again in Congress. "These bills are dead.
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Net Threat: The Dangers From Global Web Regulation - Forbes

Net Threat: The Dangers From Global Web Regulation - Forbes | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Robert Pepper Robert Pepper is vice president for global technology policy at Cisco Systems.
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Do patent and copyright law restrict competition and creativity excessively? Posner - The Becker-Posner Blog

Do patent and copyright law restrict competition and creativity excessively? Posner - The Becker-Posner Blog | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
I am concerned that both patent and copyright protection, though particularly the former, may be excessive.
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IPv6 use still small, but showing signs of life -- Government Computer News

IPv6 use still small, but showing signs of life -- Government Computer News | LACNIC news selection | Scoop.it
A survey by the five Regional Internet Registries shows there still isn't a lot of IPv6 traffic, but the trend is upward.
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