Cyberculture agenda: “Global directory of freedom technologists… Russian Internet… Steve Wozniak- Net Neutrality- FCC

  Global directory of freedom technologists: projects, networks, organisations  media/anthropology by John Postill This is a working directory of some of the global projects, networks and organisations where leading freedom technologists congregate and collaborate. It is part of current research towards my forthcoming book Hacker, Lawyer, Journalist, Spy: Freedom Technologists and Political Change in an Age of Global Protest. Please note … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: FCC Proposal to end Net Neutrality… How the Russian surveillance state works….Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights…

FCC Proposal Would End Net Neutrality as We Know It  Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai The FCC has announced that it will propose Internet regulations that would allow online content providers to negotiate for preferential treatment from Internet service providers, potentially undermining the principles of net neutrality. Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights Brazil’s Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Follow #Sundance Film Festival online… Tim Wu on FCC’s net neutrality disaster

Internet Freedom Day: This Year We Go to War for Net Neutrality   This time of year is always the worst of times and best of times for internet freedom. And on this second annual Internet Freedom Day — the anniversary of the successful SOPA/PIPA Blackout protest — we need to keep fighting for network … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Net neutrality seems to be dead…

Court in America Trashes Net Neutrality and Opens Internet to Preferential Commercial Use via Faster Connections and Differential Pricing   The Open Internet as a myth of the future?Will Internet go the way of radio — where federal deregulation has led to a concentration of U.S. radio stations in the hands of just a few companies? What is the cause … Read more

An Americana roundup. Online tools for American elections. Obama rulez on the Reddit session…

Reddit Rising: Community Site Just Had Its Coming-Out Party from Mashable! by Christina Warren   How Obama Won the Internet ? in an Hour from Mashable! by Chris Taylor   This Is What Barack Obama Looks Like Doing a Reddit AMA from Mashable! by Annie Colbert   Romney confirmed as rival for White House against … Read more

Sarkozy seems to have meddled with Twitter, too… A cyberculture roundup

Twitter answers accusations of censorship for closing French anti-Sarkozy accounts from The Next Web by Anna Heim Did you know that the French President Nicolas Sarkozy had opened a Twitter account? Its opponents certainly do, as several parody and critical accounts have been suspended by Twitter over the last days, generatingaccusations of censorship. FCC: Cybersecurity … Read more

digital polemics: Egypt’s Wael at the IMF meeting, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange vs NY Timesat Logan Symposium. A cyberculture roundup

  Wael the Plumber: Egypt’s Google revolutionary mixes it up at the IMF from FP Passport by Joshua Keating Along with cherry blossoms, spring means IMF annual meetings here in Washington along with some always intriguing panel discussions. The most highly anticipated talk at this year’s confab was this morning’s roundtable on “Youth, Jobs, and … Read more

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