In the mean time, UN declares that Disconnecting People From the Internet Is a Violation of Human Rights; IMF becomes a major cyber attack…A cyberculture roundup

United Nations: Disconnecting People From the Internet Is a Violation of Human Rights by Stan Schroeder Digital democracy, Plato, and web 2.0, Giorgio Fontana from open Democracy News Analysis – by Giorgio Fontana Far from being the natural and easy remedy to the evil of bureaucratic delegation, digital democracy risks becoming its inconvenient appendix – … Read more

by the way, WikiLeaks Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize!

WikiLeaks Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize from Mashable! by Lauren Indvik A member of the Parliament of Norway says he has nominated WikiLeaks for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Snorre Valen, a member of the Socialist Left party, announced his decision to nominate the whistle-blowing organization on his blog. A Nobel Peace Prize for Assange? … Read more

Teens find their own ways to protect privacy? A cyberculture roundup?

Teens Turn to Social Coding to Protect Privacy on Social Nets from MediaShift In certain teen social circles, it’s considered a subtle act of arrogance, a signifier of the loner, to use a solo photo of yourself for your Facebook profile. Digital natives may have earned their reputation as the “entitlement generation,” but apparently there … Read more