Cyberculture roundup: Twitter Vs. Facebook: A Tale Of Two IPOs….EFF’s guide to NSA reform bills

Twitter Vs. Facebook: A Tale Of Two IPOs From Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg?s mouth to Twitter?s ears: The long awaited, much anticipated Twitter initial public offering is upon us. Twitter Plans to Go Public Twitter is the next giant social network with plans to cash in. Academics Launch Fake Social Network to Get an Inside Look at Chinese Censorship … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: John Cusack hangs around with EFF people… PEW: Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online

Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online 86% of online adults have taken steps to avoid surveillance by other people or organizations when using the internet. Despite precautions, 21% have had an email or social media account hijacked and 11% have had vital information stolen. John Cusack in hacker-land How I spent the weekend: I flew to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: “Rich Get Richer Effect Observed in BitCoin Digital Currency Network..Top Tech Companies Join Forces for Global Connectivity…

Rich Get Richer Effect Observed in BitCoin Digital Currency Network Econophysicists studying the way people accumulate a new form of digital currency say they have observed the famous rich-get-richer effect for the first time Lawrence Lessig Strikes Back Against Bogus Copyright Takedown EFF Sues Liberation Music for Forcing Harvard Professor?s Video Off YouTube San Francisco … Read more

“Information authoritarians vs. ?information anarchists?” A Cyberculture roundup…

Information authoritarians vs. ?information anarchists?: the silent (cyber) war that affects us all NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden finally leaves Moscow airport Hacking attack on Tor allegedly linked to SAIC and NSA The IP address linked to the hacking of Tor bundle has been traced back to that of Science Applications International Corp (a company investigated … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Open Rights Group Report: “Digital Surveillance” and more…

The Internet of Things: In action   By 2015, six billion objects in the world will be connected to the internet. While it may seem tricky to grasp as a concept, the internet of things is nothing simpler, and more stunning, than objects being connected to the internet. At its most mind-blowing, these objects are … Read more

“Ebook checklist from Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

Ebook checklist from EFF

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow

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