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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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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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Why Theresa May is wrong to weaken encryption

Conservative plans for Internet clampdown are a distraction Open Rights Group has responded to Theresa May’s post-election hints that she will continue with Conservative plans for Internet clampdowns. Executive Director Jim Killock said: “To push on with these extreme proposals ...

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The Risk of Disconnect: raising kids in the digital realm

As screens come to capture our every waking moment, Morgan Reede assesses the impact of  technology on the relationship between parent and child. Part of our inherent nature as humans is the innate curiosity we have to want to understand ...

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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 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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Cybersalon investigates: Gamergate

Cybersalon’s favourite gamergirl asks the who, what, why on Gamergate…

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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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15 May: Quiz Your London MEPs on Your Digital Rights

Digital Hustings Invite On the 15th May, join Open Rights Group and Cybersalon at Shoreditch Village Hall, as we hear from MEP candidates for the London region and quiz them on their views on digital rights. When: Thursday 15th May, ...

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Summary- Surveillance: What Should be Done?

How do we take back the Internet for ourselves, as Edward Snowden wants us to? Tuesday, 25 March 2014, London. The video of the event: choose your speaker via the playlist on the side bar! Summary written by Alexandra Reynolds (edit ...

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