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Digital Bill of Rights – A Call to Action!

Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web as an ‘Internet for everyone’. He offered this invention as an open-source digital commons for all of us to use and share. Tim built on existing technologies such as the Transmission Control ...

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Digital Bill of Rights – What you told us.

These are very much work in progress notes   Cybersalon is campaigning for the introduction of a Digital Citizen Bill of Rights for the United Kingdom. We have gathered quite a following and caused a bit of a fuss. We ...

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Pigment As Pixel: art and the self

Visit the world’s first Virtual Reality art exhibition, Gretchen’s upcoming Art & Virtual Reality Exhibit – Pigment As Pixel. Friday, 17 April 2015 at 11:00 – Sunday, 19 April 2015 at 20:00 (BST) Hoxton Gallery, 9 Kingsland Road, E2 8AA, ...

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The Future of Traffic Enforcement?

One month ago, Robert Goodwill, Britain’s Road Minister announced a record rise in deaths on UK roads. Subject to government austerity measures and funding reforms, traffic policing has suffered a national 12% cut in the number of enforcement officers on ...

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The best co-working spaces in London

Fed up of café working? If you’re a freelancer or a start-up, what are the options to bag some desk space in Central London? Niki Gomez, investigates London’s growing co-working /incubator spaces. Our company, a digital marketing agency was looking for ...

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Digital Citizenship: from liberal privilege to democratic emancipation

On the anniversary of the Magna Carta, Richard Barbrook calls for a new debate on the conception of citizenship. ‘Government founded… on a system of universal peace, on the indefeasible hereditary Rights of Man … interests not particular individuals, but ...

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Have you ever bonked an Elf?

Cybersalonistas James Moulding and Morgan Reede went to see what all the fuss was about at The Nether, the latest theatrical take on the virtual realm. Spoiler warning. Playwrights have been grappling with the difficult subject of the internet since ...

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Wired Kids: Raising the Digital Natives

Photo by Ilze Black Morgan Reede on the need to look beyond the future implications of technology as an exclusively adult concern.   Can you recall your most prized childhood memory? I can recall being five or so, sat knee-deep ...

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net.wars: Speechified

…And like clockwork, after a bad thing happens, there is much noise followed by we-must-do-something-this-is-something. This week has seen the government response to two big bad things of the last few weeks: the Sony hack and the Charlie Hebdo murders. ...

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Net.Wars: Pause For Thought

Wendy Grossman’s weekly Net.Wars column, coverage of the latest skirmishes in the border wars between cyberspace and real life. The great playwright, director, and drama critic George S. Kaufman once famously remarked, “Satire is what closes Saturday night. This week, ...

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