“Europe simulates total cyber war

Europe simulates total cyber war

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
A widespread simulated cyber attack is staged on European nations to test their cyber defences and responsiveness.

EU to press for ‘right to be forgotten’ online

from EUobserver.com – Headline News

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What We Talk about When We Talk about Bandwidth

from Boing Boing by Glenn Fleishman

Privacy?s new clothes

from Public Affairs 2.0 by fhbrussels

Europe is gearing itself up to update the way it deals with privacy in today?s modern society.  After almost a year of public consultations, hearings, conferences, the European Commission has finally published its first substantive document outlining how it wishes to play out the review of Europe?s Data Protection legal framework.

This is only the first step in what is likely to be a long and arduous process.  But let?s leave the nitty gritty of the document to the army of lawyers, managers, government officials and activists that are undoubtedly leaving no syllable unturned in assessing the legal, business and fundamental rights ramifications of what the Commission is proposing.

The Complete Business Guide To Facebook Deals

from All Facebook by Nick O’Neill

Yesterday Facebook changed the game for businesses who maintain physical presences across the country with the release of Facebook Deals. Suddenly, Facebook users have a reason to check-in to places. For those business owners who aren?t clear on what opportunities Facebook Deals provides, here?s a comprehensive guide.

The Technorati State of the Blogosphere Report 2010 ? insights for marketing managers and PR professionals

from social media vb by Krishna De
Technorati?s have just published the first part of their ?State of the Blogosphere 2010? report. Some 7,200 bloggers responded to their survey this year ? this is their largest response ever. The survey was administered in English however  bloggers responded from 24 countries, with nearly half from the United States.

?Accountability and Transparency at ICANN: An Independent Review?

from Berkman Center Newsfeed

The Berkman Center is pleased to announce that the final draft of its independent review of accountability and transparency at ICANN has been posted by the ICANN Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT); see Draft Proposed Recommendations for Public Comment.

Wikileaks; The media’s smear and denial.

from ORGANIZED RAGE by Mick Hall


?Journalists don’t like WikiLeaks?, Hugo Rifkind notes in The Times, but ?the people who comment online under articles do… Maybe you’ve noticed, and been wondering why. I certainly have.? (Hugo Rifkind Notebook, ?Remind me. It’s the red one I mustn’t press, right?,? The Times, October 26, 2010)

Iraq, war and WikiLeaks: the real story, Martin Shaw

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Martin Shaw

The publication of a huge tranche of United States military-communications records in Iraq by the WikiLeaks project on 22 October 2010 has rightly been greeted as a major event. The 392,000 documents in the so-called ?Iraq war logs? provide a wealth of information about the realities of the years since the war was launched in March 2003. The result is to promise a significant shift in understandings and perceptions of the war.

Slash the Web with Blekko, the New Search Engine

from Daily Bits by noemi

Contrary to what some people think, there is a search engine world outside of Google. And, on the first of November, another contender has joined the fray: Blekko.

The newest search engine on the block has been described as the offspring of an imaginary union between Google and Wikipedia. There is no such union (at this point), but Blekko exists in beta version, and it seems to hold a lot of promise.

Twitter Increases Student Engagement [STUDY]

from Mashable! by Sarah Kessler

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