Wikileaks resources…and more… EFF to Council of Europe: Ensure privacy, transparency, and freedom of expression in search engines….

Wikileaks Resources Wikileaks Resources 1. Wikileaks Events Calendar 2. Wikileaks Petitions 3. Support Wikileaks 4. Main Wikileaks Resources 5. Cablegate Resources 6. War Leaks 7. Frequent Falsehoods 8. Twitter Archive 9. Press Archive 10. Video Archive . . . Wikileaks Events Calendar (may take a minute to load) Please note, some events may be duplicated. … Read more

“Nearly 200 Pentagon cybersecurity regulations…. in a chart…

Nearly 200 Pentagon cybersecurity regulations, all on a handy, 2-foot-long chart from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin Here’s a mindblowingly complex and exhaustive info-chart outlining the 193 documents that govern the activities of the Pentagon’s geek squads…………. ?Pep Rally? ? a truly exogenous trending topic on Twitter from apophenia by zephoria Logging onto Twitter to … Read more

Direct British attack to digital freedom…

Draconian UK Digital Economy Bill passes: huge blow for digital privacy, security, freedom

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin

The Digital Economy bill, known on Twitter as #debill, passed today. The short version is that this thing makes the DMCA look like a warmup act. Cory’s traveling, but you can expect his thoughts here soon. For now, Mike Butcher sums up the danger eloquently:

Correcting the ignorant UK Members of Parliament who “debated” the Digital Economy Bill

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow

Stef sez, “As we all know, the UK Digital Economy Bill passed last night. Watching the debates, one of the things that shocked me was the repeated displays of ignorance of the technical and copyright issues by MPs on all sides. The Second, and Third readings are now online at I thought it might be good to use the annotations features to correct some of the more glaring and bizarre howlers. The annotated debates will stand as a record of this sad democratic failure. Remember to keep it polite and technical – MPs are professionally inured to plain abuse – We, the internet, clearly have a job of education to do.”

A guide to the recently passed Digital Economy Bill

from open Democracy News Analysis

The Digital Economy Bill survived the wash up with Tory support and has now been passed. The low turnout at the second reading (6 April; the day the election date was set) and consideration of amendments (7 April) has received heavy criticism. Below is a selection of coverage of and responses to the passing of the Bill, enjoy!

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“Open Access at Duke

Global Pulse 2010: An invitation to talk to decision makers online

from Global Voices Online by Lester Bolicenni

global_pulseFrom March 29 to 31, Global Pulse 2010 aims to gather over 20.000 individuals and representatives of organisations in an online conversation dealing with topics ranging from human development to science and technologies.

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