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PdFLeaks: Journalism, Free Speech, DDOS and Internet Freedom [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, December 12 2010

Yesterday's symposium on Wikileaks and internet freedom was like a great jazz concert. We got an all-star array of great musicians who know how to play from a score that is being written in real-time; we heard many great ... Read More

PdFLeaks: Jay Rosen on Wikileaks and the Watchdog Web

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, December 12 2010

Or, the new media ecology in six easy tweets: See also Doc Searls' take. Read More

[UPDATED] Notes on an Early Afternoon #pdfleaks Continues

BY Nick Judd | Saturday, December 11 2010

Housekeeping note: For some reason, I can't tweet from @nclarkjudd at present. Please email me your bon mots, opinions, questions and thoughts in the meantime. We're also working to make sure the #pdfleaks hashtag is ... Read More

A PdF Reader on Wikileaks and Internet Freedom [UPDATED II]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, December 10 2010

Here's a list of essential posts on current Wikileaks controversy, starting with coverage by techPresident's editors and including posts by the various speakers in Personal Democracy Forum's December 11 New York City ... Read More

The Program for the PdF Symposium on Wikileaks and Internet Freedom

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, December 10 2010

Saturday morning from 10am to 2pm, the Personal Democracy Forum (PdF) community is gathering to explore the impact of Wikileaks and ponder the future of internet freedom, at Riverpark in Manhattan (450 East 29th Street). ... Read More

One Researcher-Entrepreneur on "Banning" Wikileaks

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, December 10 2010

Stuart Shulman is both an assistant professor in UMass Amherst's political science department and the CEO of a company called Texifter, which builds text-analysis software tools and counts amongst its clients the FCC and ... Read More

The Web's Social Contract: Does It Exist? Are Wikileaks Takedowns Breaking It?

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 9 2010

(Consider this a rough, unformed thought. But given the rapidity with which Wikileaks news is following these days, it seems to make sense to move quickly in getting this down on pixels.) Read More

Flash: PdF Symposium on Wikileaks and Internet Freedom, Announced for Saturday December 11

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, December 8 2010

In the digital age, should all information be free? Does good government require secrecy, or more openness? Can we trust private internet service providers to defend free speech? Is Wikileaks a terrorist organization, or ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Creeping

Senator Al Franken's tough questions for Uber's CEO; how the NSA could make its phone metadata program permanent; global privacy groups launch a personal spyware catcher called Detekt; and much, much more. GO

Recreation.gov and other Govt Projects Move Toward Embracing New Digital Approach

A draft request for proposals for the revamping of Recreation.gov will include a requirement that reservation availability data be publicly accessible and that all proposals detail how they will enable third-party sales, as two members of the United States Digital Services have joined the government team overseeing the RFP, meeting some key demands of civic technologists and consumer oriented technology companies. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Ubermenschens

Surge-pricing in effect for Uber privacy violations; why "privacy" policies should be called "data usage" policies; pols silent on Uber mess; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Uber Falles

Uber exposed for plan to dig up dirt on journalist critics; sneaking a SOPA provision into the USA Freedom Act; high-speed free WiFi coming to NYC; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Differences

How to use Twitter to circumvent campaign coordination rules; the net neutrality debate keeps getting hotter; charting the gender balance at dataviz conference using dataviz; and much, much more. GO

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