Marking the birth of the modern-day Internet

from The Official Google Blog by A Googler
Today is the 30th birthday of the modern-day Internet. Five years ago we marked the occasion with a doodle. This year we invited Vint Cerf to tell the story. Vint is widely regarded as one of the fathers of the Internet for his contributions to shaping the Internet?s architecture, including co-designing the TCP/IP protocol. Today he works with Google to promote and protect the Internet. -Ed.

 

WCIT and its Relationship to the Internet: What Lies Ahead

from Global Voices Online by Betsy Galbreath
This third part (see the first part here and the second here), concludes the analysis [es] by the Vía Libre Foundation after the the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) which took place in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) between December 3 and 14, 2012.

WCIT and its Relationship to the Internet: Issues and Challenges

from Global Voices Online by Betsy Galbreath
The second part (see the first part) of the analysis [es] by Vía Libre Foundation, takes up the issues and challenges posed by the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).

 

Happy Birthday: TCP/IP pioneer Vint Cerf reflects on the modern Internet quietly turning 30

from The Next Web by Jon Russell

2012 in Review: Encrypting the Web with HTTPS

from EFF.org Updates by Dan Auerbach
As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here to read other blog posts in this series.

2012 in Review: State Surveillance Around the Globe

from EFF.org Updates by Katitza Rodriguez
As the year draws to a close, EFF looks back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here to read other blog posts in this series.

 

2012 in Review: Blackout Protests Against Blacklist Bills

from EFF.org Updates by Parker Higgins
As the year draws to a close, EFF looks back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here to read other blog posts in this series.

 

2012 in Review: Suits Against Personal TV Technology And the Right to Innovate Without Permission

from EFF.org Updates by Mitch Stoltz
As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here to read other blog posts in this series.

2012 in Review: Biometric ID Systems Grew Internationally? And So Did Concerns About Privacy

from EFF.org Updates by Rebecca Bowe
As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here to read other blog posts in this series.

2012 in Review: Steps in the Right Direction for Email Privacy

from EFF.org Updates by Hanni Fakhoury
As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here to read other blog posts in this series.

 

McAfee predicts Anonymous hacktivist movement will slow down in 2013, but its reasoning is flawed

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

2012?s biggest tech news in pictures

from The Next Web by Anna Heim

 

Infographic: Biggest Social Media Moments of 2012

from Mashable! by Amanda Wills

 

2012 in Review: Patents Hinder Innovation, But Hope for Reform Exists

from EFF.org Updates by Julie Samuels
As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here to read other blog posts in this series.
In 2012, the patent system continued to stand in the way of technology’s progress, often acting as little more than a tax on innovation. But, also in 2012, we started to see some movement toward potential reform that would actually get the patents system out of the way of innovation.

Top 10 Best Uses of Twitter in 2012

from social media vb by Lindsey Weedston
Twitter is changing. Once a platform for quick and innocuous updates about people?s day to day lives, it?s become a resource for revolution, charity, politics and emergency relief. This may sound a bit overdramatic, which is why I?ve compiled a Top Ten list of the most awesome uses of Twitter in 2012 to prove my point.

From Internet Uprisings to John McAfee: The Year in Privacy and Security

by Kim Zetter
From gun-toting, on-the-lam tech giants to flying drones and internet uprisings, these are the privacy and security stories that dominated Threat Level in 2012.

In Memoriam: 9 Tech Titans Who Died in 2012

by Cade Metz
In 2012, we said good bye to a long list of tech titans who pushed our world in new directions — though you may not have known their names. Here, we remember nine of those names. And if you have others we should add to the list, do let us know.

Copyright Monopoly Trends And Predictions For 2013

by Rick Falkvinge
While there have been nice flares of light in the past ? every success of a Pirate Party comes to mind, where all other politicians suddenly compete in who?s the better critic of the copyright monopoly ? those flares of 2009 and 2011 have still been flares of light, and not game-changing events. Not yet.

BitTorrent Zeitgeist: What People Searched for in 2012

by Ernesto

 

Why HP, Dell and IBM Are on the Wrong Side of Internet History

by Wired Opinion
Whereas businesses once purchased servers from these big three to store and transport their digital goods, they?re now choosing to make their own servers and data centers. The server industry is being disrupted, and three key trends have evolved as a result of this disruption.

 

Telecoms treaty sunk by US with EU allies (News)

from EurActiv.com

 

As Facebook joins the NASDAQ-100, both RIM and Netflix are dropped

from The Next Web by Harrison Weber

The new activism: How geektivism is changing the world

from The Next Web by Harry Mylonadis

 

Texting and Walking Really Not a Good Idea

from Mashable! by Andrea Smith

3 Tech Companies That Changed the World, Then Went Bankrupt

from Mashable! by Bob Al-Greene

The beginner?s guide to YouTube Analytics

from The Next Web by Niall Harbison

The Internet Archive is trying to raise enough funds to buy 3 petabytes of storage in 17 days

from The Next Web by Harrison Weber

YouTube in 2012: A Year of Expansion and Experiments

by Bob Al-Greene

4 Mobile Apps Every Reporter Should Use in 2013

by International Journalists’ Network

7 Ways Augmented Reality Will Improve Your Life

by Lauren Drell

45% of Social Networkers Engage With Brands Online, Says Study

by Todd Wasserman

 

Controversial UN Internet Treaty Approved After United States Walks Out

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick

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