Cyberculture agenda: Selfie Diplomacy… Tim Berners-Lee’s letter to “‘Save the open internet in Europe…

Selfie Diplomacy- Analyzing Profile Pictures of World Leaders on Twitter  Exploring Digital Diplomacy by Ilan Manor Last week I published an analysis of the Twitter profile pictures of MFAs(ministries of foreign affairs). I argued that such images may be a form of Selfie Diplomacy as profile pictures enable social media users to construct an online identity … Read more

Iceland is not only a football hero but “Internet’s undisputed champions…Cyberculture agenda….

Iceland are out of the Euros, but they’re still the Internet’s undisputed champions  Mashable! by Sam Haysom LONDON — Iceland may have been beaten 5-2 by France and knocked out of the Euro 2016 football tournament in the quarter finals, but their legend will live on. Iceland’s epic ‘viking clap’ celebration caps off a dream summer at … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The rise of cryptocurrencies.. “Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google and Microsoft disclose new data about number of NSA requests received…

The Facebook Decade: A Review of the Social Giant’s Disruptive History As it reaches its first decade of existence, Mark Zuckerberg‘s creation stands as the premiere social network in the world. With 1.23 billion current monthly active users, the online juggernaut’s user base far surpasses that of the entire Internet in 2004. How’s that for growth?   … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Edward Snowden is an ?important part of the system? in protecting the open Web

  Three things learned from the Snowden files The line they crossed separates the possibly legitimate, though dirty and distasteful tactics of spies from the impossible-to-justify, ?let?s hope it never becomes public? stratagems of an out-of-control surveillance establishment. Before the year ends, I wanted to capture a few points that stand out for me about … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Assange’s TV show, CISPA as the new threat and more…

Is Twitter Trying to End the Tech Patent War? by Sam Laird   Julian Assange’s TV debut from FP Passport by Joshua Keating The first episode of Julian Assange’s new TV show, The World Tomorrow, premiered on RT today with Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah as the first guest. Aside from a quick intro and a … Read more

#HamzahKashghri debate on Twitter. Saudi Arabia may have used Interpol’s “red notice” system to locate and arrest journalist Hamza Kashgari… A cyberculture roundup

Saudi blogger faces execution for Mohammed tweets from Hurriyet Daily News Malaysia on Monday defended its deportation of a Saudi journalist wanted at home… #HamzahKashghri sparks a polarising debate on Twitter Interpol accused after Saudi Arabia arrests journalist over Muhammad tweet from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin Saudi Arabia is reported to have used Interpol’s … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: “The FBI file of Steven Paul Jobs”; Path controversy;

The FBI file of Steven Paul Jobs from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin   Path Controversy Renews Social Media Privacy Debate from Mashable! by Peter Pachal Still No Pardon for Alan Turing; Watch the Film Breaking the Code from Open Culture by Mike Springer This week the British Government once again refused to pardon Alan … Read more

“EFF’s Guide to Protecting Electronic Devices and Data at the U.S. Border

EFF’s Guide to Protecting Electronic Devices and Data at the U.S. Border from Updates by marcia Amid recent reports that security researchers have experienced difficulties at the United States border after traveling abroad, we realized that it’s been awhile since we last discussed how to safeguard electronic devices and digital information during border searches. … Read more

PEW report: The economics of online news

The economics of online news


Editor?s note: These are excerpts from material contributed by the Pew Internet Project to the Pew Research Center?s Project for Excellence in Journalism ?State of the News Media 2010? report. Read the full report at »

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