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assange case could be near to collapse

www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/17/assange_case_police_report/

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The Net Delusion by Evgeny Morozov

The Net Delusion by Evgeny Morozov is a book that addresses the newfangled internet culture of modern day. It outlines how, due to the internet there is a major cultural shift. Morozov outlines the internets contradictions which are starting to become visible after a generation of ‘internet euphoria’. He points out that contrary to the […]

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The Net Delusion

The Net Delusion by Evgeny Morozov is a book which, in a nutshell, outlines the dangers of true internet freedom. In the first chapter he introduces the cyber-utopians: people who believe that the internet will bring peace, prosperity and enforce democracy wherever it occurs. He also points out that they are very wrong using the […]

The Case Against Google [Google Inc] tags: ITGS Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

The Case for Buying iPads for Your Kids [Tablets] tags: itgs MPAA Wants Megaupload Data Saved for Its Future Lawsuits [Megaupload] mo’ money, mo’ bizness tags: itgs Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Lulzsec leaks Sony database

http://thehackernews.com/2011/05/lulzsec-leak-sonys-japanese-websites.html Privacy. In a 1969 article from the Atlantic entitled the national data bank, concerns were raised as to the privacy of the individual in the coming computer age. A group known as Lulzsec have shown these concerns to be real, not just for the individual but also for the companies owning the databases themselves. […]

IBM’s Holey Optochip transmits 1Tbps of data, is named awesomely tags: ITGS Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

IBM: We’re on the cusp of the Quantum Computing revolution (video) tags: ITGS Windows 8 Consumer Preview Running on Tegra 3 windows 8 tags: ITGS Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother

  So, as a class assignment we had to read the oh-so-critically-acclaimed-for-some-reason book “little Brother” by Cory Doctorow. Well, since this is not English class, I will save you the review (which is that the book was TerraBad™). However, where it lacks in plot line, interesting characters and other things that are usually rather common […]

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