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cintipupo (Daniele Cinti)

RT @yanfry: #Democrazia , rivolte e #libertà il #web sceglie il suo futuro - Repubblica.it http://t.co/pgf56OgP #igf11

2 years 47 weeks ago

Marzap17 (Marcella Zappaterra)

RT @yanfry: #Democrazia , rivolte e #libertà il #web sceglie il suo futuro - Repubblica.it http://t.co/pgf56OgP #igf11

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yanfry (yanfry)

#Democrazia , rivolte e #libertà il #web sceglie il suo futuro - Repubblica.it http://t.co/pgf56OgP #igf11

2 years 47 weeks ago

asteris (Asteris Masouras)
2 years 48 weeks ago

techmtaa (Tech Mtaa)

{Infographic} What Happens on Internet in Every 60 Seconds http://t.co/BfI5rT2s #techmtaa #web #igf #igf11

2 years 48 weeks ago

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Google has changed the tagline on the homepage of its Palestinian edition from "Palestinian Territories" to "Palestine". The change, introduced on 1 May, means google.ps now displays "Palestine" in Arabic and English under Google's logo.

Google spokesman Nathan Tyler, in a statement given to the BBC on Friday, said: "We're changing the name 'Palestinian Territories' to 'Palestine...

1 year 16 weeks ago View original post.

In a potential test case for Europe, the French government on Monday ordered a big Internet service provider to stop blocking online advertisements, saying the company had no right to edit the contents of the Web for users. The dispute has turned into a gauge of how France, and perhaps the rest of Europe, will mediate a struggle between telecommunications providers against Internet...

1 year 33 weeks ago View original post.

Something [WCIT] this way comes1

It is midnight in Dubai and I am listening to the final readings of the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITR). This instrument is the final output of two weeks of negotiations at the World Conference on International Telecommunication (WCIT), a gathering of the world's nations to update the the ITRs...

1 year 36 weeks ago View original post.

In the spirit of shining more light on how government actions could affect users, Google Inc. in early 2010, began periodically sharing number of government requests received in what it calls the "Transparency Report." Today Google released its sixth update to Transparency Report with data about government requests from January to...

1 year 41 weeks ago View original post.

While the internet has brought about the transformation of whole industry sectors and generated thousands of business models, as well as changing social behaviour, it is at the same time creating its own giants and dominant players.

Does this mean that while certain vested interests are demolished, and others transform themselves into smaller sectors and organisations, new...

1 year 41 weeks ago View original post.

Internet Society has released a paper today highlighting the importance of understanding what is important and unchanging about the Internet. From the paper: "As the Internet is increasingly important to everyday life, and more requirements are placed on it by a broader range of stakeholders, it is...

1 year 50 weeks ago View original post.

A new IETF draft has been published that specifies a new HTTP status code for legally restricted resources. That is, if the government restricts your access to the web page, return this code (similar to how something not found is a 404).

The error code: 451.

From the...

2 years 9 weeks ago View original post.

Trying to make sense of the nearly 2000 new TLD applications is not something that anyone can do quickly. Sure, you can look at the list and see who has applied for what, but it's only when you actually read the "public" part of their submission that you can get an insight into their plans.

Let's call a spade a spade. If a big brand wants to get its own TLD then it's pretty much...

2 years 10 weeks ago View original post.

Afilias Limited, an Ireland-based global provider of registry services for top-level Internet domains, announced that it is the first European company to gain observer status with the Global Network Initiative (GNI). The GNI is a multi-stakeholder initiative comprised of companies and other stakeholders in the global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry that are...

2 years 12 weeks ago View original post.

Declan McCullagh reporting in CNET: "The FBI is asking Internet companies not to oppose a controversial proposal that would require the firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google, to build in backdoors for government surveillance. In meetings with industry representatives, the...

2 years 16 weeks ago View original post.

The 'economies of scale' is an appealing concept implying that if we share knowledge in an open way we can create new, healthy economies that do not just depend on 'scale'.

As we have seen, over the last decade in particular, some of the companies that are trying to achieve exponential growth can endanger the economy and society in general — the global financial crisis...

2 years 17 weeks ago View original post.

The all-powerful social network sites

People are increasingly becoming aware of the emerging 'internet monopoly'.

Companies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and many the other (local) social network and media sites are becoming so large and powerful that they can dictate the use of their services in such a way that people lose control over their own...

2 years 22 weeks ago View original post.

Over the last year the world has been virtually buried under news items describing hacks, insecure websites, servers and scada systems, etc. Each and every time people seem to be amazed and exclaim "How is this possible?" Politicians ask questions, there is a short lived uproar and soon after the world continues its business as usual. Till the next incident.

In this blog post I...

2 years 27 weeks ago View original post.

Realizing the Dream of a Knowledge Economy

2011 has been a significant year for the technology sector globally. Information technology is touching more people in more ways than ever before.

Developed markets will be considering a 2012 in which business innovation, competitiveness, and service differentiation are built on ubiquitous broadband,...

2 years 35 weeks ago View original post.

The United States is pressing China to explain why its "national firewall" extensively block U.S. companies from providing Internet services in the country. "Having a presence on the Internet that is visible in China is increasingly a critical element for service suppliers aiming to reach Chinese consumers and business," Ambassador to the World Trade Organization Michael Punke said in a...

2 years 45 weeks ago View original post.

Recent articles in the press have outlined how sites including MSN and Hulu are now using an advanced version of the old cookie file to track user behavior. These "supercookies" are very hard to detect and delete, and can track user behavior across multiple sites, not just one.

These tricky little trackers have lawmakers pressing the FTC to investigate, and the IAB scrambling to...

2 years 46 weeks ago View original post.

Verisign, the manager of top-level domains .com and .net, is seeking authority to shut down "non-legitimate" domain names when asked to by law enforcement. The company said today it wants to be able to enforce the "denial, cancellation or transfer of any registration" in any of a laundry list of scenarios where a domain is deemed to be "abusive".

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2 years 46 weeks ago View original post.

There has been considerable debate on whether the Internet needs new Top Level Domains. Advertising advocacy groups have objected to the expense of re-investment in online branding. There's a lot of work involved in telling the world .BEYONCE is where you will now find all official Beyonce related information.

I'm wondering, why would anyone object to some order being applied to...

2 years 46 weeks ago View original post.

"Smartphones (and tablets, WdN) are invading the battlefield", reports the Economist on its website of 8 October 2011. On the same day the hacking of U.S. drones is reported on by several news sites. ("They appear friendly". Keyloggers???) Is this a coincidence?

Because we can

Yes, of...

2 years 46 weeks ago View original post.

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