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Vibe: The Anonymous, Anarchist Version of Twitter Being Used at ‘Occupy Wall Street’ | Betabeat — News, gossip and intel from Silicon Alley 2.0.

Vibe: The Anonymous, Anarchist Version of Twitter Being Used at ‘Occupy Wall Street’ | Betabeat — News, gossip and intel from Silicon Alley 2.0. | Internet springs | Scoop.it

"For anyone who wasn’t aware, there are a few hundred protesters hanging out downtown in a park plaza two blocks from Wall Street. Despite allegations of Twitter censorship, tweets are collating around the hashtags #occupywallst, #occupywallstreet, #ows and #nycga. So when Betabeat walked past an iPad hooked up to a projector showing short hashtagged messages with the occasional photo, we assumed we were looking at a Twitter client. Turns out that’s not what it is. This app is called Vibe, the “new kid on the social media block,” and it’s something different: a Twitter-esque messaging system built by Hazem Sayed, a professional developer from California who built the app as an anonymous alternative to Twitter, reports the New York Daily News."

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«Comment j'ai mis 8 millions de libyens sur écoute»

«Comment j'ai mis 8 millions de libyens sur écoute» | Internet springs | Scoop.it

"Des ingénieurs de la société Bull et des militaires français retraités ont formé, en 2008, les services de renseignement libyens pour placer la totalité du pays sur écoute. Le Figaro a rencontré l'un de ces militaires. (...) Une version du logiciel Eagle, conforme à la loi, est utilisée en France depuis 2009." Conforme à quelle loi?

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Media Disruption Exacerbates Revolutionary Unrest: Evidence from Mubarak’s Natural Experiment by Navid Hassanpour :: SSRN

Media Disruption Exacerbates Revolutionary Unrest: Evidence from Mubarak’s Natural Experiment by Navid Hassanpour :: SSRN | Internet springs | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom suggests that lapses in media connectivity - for example, disruption of Internet and cell phone access - have a negative effect on political...
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Occupy America: protests against Wall Street and inequality hit 70 cities

Occupy America: protests against Wall Street and inequality hit 70 cities | Internet springs | Scoop.it
The generation that opposed Vietnam has joined Facebook anarchists amid anger at tax breaks for the rich while ordinary folk tighten their belts...
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In Times of Unrest, Social Networks Can Be a Distraction

In Times of Unrest, Social Networks Can Be a Distraction | Internet springs | Scoop.it

sums up Navid Hassanpour's Media Disruption Exacerbates Revolutionary Unrest: Evidence from Mubarak’s Natural Experiment

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