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The Long Arm of the Law – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

It’s a little over three years since the European Court of Justice held in Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja González that in some circumstances Google must honor requests to deindex search hits based on a person’s name. In ...

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Ours to Manage and to Own: Beyond the Sharing Economy

Looking Beyond Platform Capitalism to a Shared Economy, Ours to Manage and to Own Location: Westminster Forum. 5th floor, Wells Street, University of Westminster. 32-38 Wells Street, London W1T 3UW. Date & Time: 25th May 2015, 1845 The backlash against ...

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Digital Citizenship – Give us the tools and we’ll finish the job

Digital Britain: a passive theatre or wired carnival?   By Eva Pascoe, Chair and Co-Founder of Cybersalon Digital Futures Think-tank A recent poll has indicated that 70% of 18-22 year olds are disengaged from the political process and shunning both ...

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A Political Evaluation of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a complex phenomenon, and it is a landmark development, even a technological singularity, for good or ill. At the P2P Foundation, we also have complicated feelings about it, writes Michel Bauwens. The Positive Aspects of Bitcoin Let us ...

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Summary: Net Politics – April 24th 2013

Part of the Then and Now Series of Talks Bitcoin hacker speaks about financial freedom Event Summary- by Eva Pascoe, Alexandra Reynolds & Niki Gomez On an unusually hot and steamy April day our regular hangout Arts Catalyst (Clerkenwell, London) ...

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Has Social Media Lived up to its original promise?

We held an event on 27 Feb 2013 to answer this question. Early pioneers of the internet hailed this new medium as the harbinger of person to person media. A new media that will destroy government and corporate hierarchies and ...

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