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Legislating the sea of holes – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

This is a sort-of summary of Wendy’s Tuesday evening talk at DC4420 – originally published on Net.Wars Loopholes within loopholes, the EFF called the draft Investigatory Powers bill last November. The bill enshrines a long-held wishlist of policies; in his 2012 submission ...

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Staying in – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally posted on pelicancrossing.net on June 18th, 2016 The talking point going around the conference I’m attending in The Hague this week: no matter how the UK votes in the June 23 EU referendum, in 2017 Britain will nonetheless have ...

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The Age of the Internet, Surveillance and Profit

  There is several interesting aspects to the development of the Internet. One of the most important ones to point out is that as the Internet was developed it also developed to be not only a pioneer but also a ...

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Dinosaur bones – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally posted on net.wars on June 10th 2016 In the recent documentary film Democracy: Im Rausch der Daten, Panoptykon founder Katarzyna Szymielewicz comments that it’s important not to get tangled up in answering the question, “Where’s the harm?” because it reverses ...

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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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