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Is non-exclusive democracy possible?

On a hot summer day House of Commons was the place to be for the representatives of disabled voters and international voting experts to debate the requirements for multi-channel voting enhancements, adding online option to the postal and person-present options. ...

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The Harvest – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net on July 14th, 2017 In 1957, the BBC’s flagship current affairs program, Panorama, broadcast a story about that year’s extraordinarily bountiful spaghetti harvest, attributed to the “virtual disappearance of the spaghetti weevil” (it says here in ...

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Who’s the boss? – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net on June 30th 2017 Even for Google, €2.4 billion is a lot of money. It makes the £130 million the company agreed to pay in back taxes to the UK in 2016 into a micropayment. The ...

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Hate week – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net on May 26th, 2007 When, say ten years from now, someone leaks the set of rules by which self-driving cars make decisions about how to behave in physical-world human encounters of the third kind, I suspect ...

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Who wants a working Internet? – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on the Net.Wars column on pelicancrossing.net on March 3rd 2017 “I thought the phone company would do it all,” John Connolly told me in 1993. Connolly is a largely forgotten grandfather of the internet: while at the National Science ...

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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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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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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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27 Jan 2015: The Future of the Dark Net in Summary

Seeking anonymity in an Internet panopticon   ‘Dear Sirs, I would like to buy some marijuana …’ In the second event of our new Hyperhabitat series of events, Cybersalon set out to explore the controversial role of Tor encryption and ...

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PROJECT CYBERSYN: Chile & the Socialist Internet

6th December 2014 C1.18 (The Pavilion), University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, W1W 6UW London Free! Cybersalon, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster and Spring invites you to a special set of ...

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