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The Wikipedia Gender Gap

“The average Wikipedia editor is a well-educated white male. Well-educated white males have been writing history and the story of the world since ancient times” Sarah Stierch Wikipedia has been a turning point in how we collect our knowledge in ...

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Digital Bill of Rights Debrief Session – Supporting Digital Liberties

Special thanks to Newspeak House for hosting

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Bio-authority and the newest surveillance by Phoebe Moore

Originally posted on phoebevmoore.wordpress.com on May 21st 2016 Once, surveillance was seen to be carried out only on suspected deviants or in wartime. Usually, someone knew who was watching and who was being watched or sought out. From witch hunts or ...

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The Blockchain Menu by Wendy Grossman

Originally posted on net.wars on April 22nd 2016 The Internet of Things is such an established concept that I’m startled to note that week’s (Lego) prototype was my first. Three cars want to park…somewhere. Their owners have preset the maximum ...

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Murphy’s internet by Wendy Grossman

Originally posted on net.wars on March 25th, 2016 The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has been inching along for years towards the moment when its tether to the US government is severed. This week, the Oxford Internet Institute and ...

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Don’t stand so close to me by Wendy Grossman

Originally posted on pelicancrossing.net on March 11th 2016 At last week’s Internet Law Works-in-Progress – a New York Law School invitation event where lawyers play hooky by critiquing each other’s half-finished papers – Nizan Geslevich-Packin and Yafit Lev-Aretz came up with an intriguing idea: the right ...

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How to shake up Women in Computing ratio – Eva’s top 5 influencers

Rosie The Riveter Tech

To celebrate International Womens’ Day, here is my top 5 badass women who changed the world to be a better, healthier and more equal place, here are Eva Pascoe’s (our own female digital pioneer) top 5:       Maria ...

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Safe Harbour

In 2000 the European Commission passed a set of principles proposed by the US Department of Commerce that provided adequate protection of personal data of EU citizens . That agreement made it possible for companies in the US to transfer ...

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About Spaces

By Ivan Pope I have been invited to a panel on History of Cybercafes and Collaborative Space, to be held on 2nd March in Google Campus. Yuri Pattison gave us this brief: As part of an on-going investigation into alternative ...

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Lidia Kurasinska

Lidia is a freelance investigative journalist based in London. She writes about surveillance, security and counter-terrorism abuses with a particular interest in Central Asia and the Balkans. She worked at the Wikimania 2014 conference. Lidia graduated from the University of ...

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