4 years ago I founded a small social media constancy. The idea was to manage the coming deluge of social media for businesses. Turned out to be a pretty good idea. At first many businesses didn’t believe that social media was going to be as important as it has become. What seemed completely obvious to [...]
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A new bill moving through Congress seeks to make it harder for authoritarian regimes to clamp down on social media. If a company wishes to sell software or hardware to an “internet repressive regime” it will have to report it. Good thing we didn’t pass SOPA I guess. That’d be embarrassing. (From Fierce Government IT) [...]
The establishment fears the internet so deeply it is breathtaking. It is doing all that it can to lock down the freest place in the world, cyberspace. Unsurprisingly Anon has a problem CISPA. Regardless of what you think of these guys (and I’ve got some serious issues) the video below raises important questions.
There are so many things to love about the internet, but what I may love the most is the ability to pull actionable information in real time. I spend a good amount of my time looking for and identifying trends. That’s my job and thankfully there are many free tools out there to help me [...]
Human Rights and Information Technology, Doing Well and Doing Good Historically, telephony has been highly regulated while the Internet has not. With the convergence of mobile telephony and the Internet, a host of regulatory and legal frameworks that manage spectrum and protect individual rights are being challenged for inadequacy. In the developed world, governments fighting [...]
We Need an Internet of Energy. We’ve all heard of the “prosumer” -that is the individual who not only consumes goods and services but also creates goods and services or content. Typically the term is used to refer to those who produce online content i.e. in reference to someone who creates a blog or [...]
Indian Internet users have begun to discover the limits imposed by a new law on web content, encountering interruptions in their surfing in the form of screens displaying a message that content has been blocked under instruction from the Ministry of Telecom. Human rights activists, bloggers and Internet users are lashing out at the [...]