Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 21, 2018
Their Interent or Ours?

Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
http://www.connexions.org/Media/CXNL-2018-04-21.htm

Publisher:  Connexions
Date Written:  21/04/2018
Year Published:  2018  
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Resource Type:  Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number:  CX22149

The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge corporations, working hand-in-glove with governments which want to suppress opposition and alternatives. What can we do about it? Is it our Internet or theirs?

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Contents:

From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
The War Against "Fake News" is a War on Us
The conspiracy to censor the Internet
Cowardly New World: Alternative Media Under Attack by Algorithms
Surveillance Self-Defense
Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft

Topic of the Week: Open Source Software
Website of the Week: Free Software Foundation
Book of the Week: Ours to Hack and To Own: The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet
Organizing: For an international coalition to fight Internet censorship

People's History: Aaron Swartz and the Fight for Free Information
From the Archives: Harold Pinter's 2005 Nobel Lecture on Art, Truth & Politics

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