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5 Sources Experts & Spokespersons
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Adapt or Die: Millennials, Technology, and Net Neutrality
The Internet is changing the way we think, concentrate, and process information. Studies are showing the Internet is lowering our concentration because the Internet offers constant distractions. It’s ...
Alternative media: Connexipedia Article
Media (newspapers, radio, television, movies, Internet, etc.) which are alternatives to the business or government-owned mass media.
Connexions Digest: Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The conspiracy to censor the Internet
The political representatives of the American ruling class are engaged in a conspiracy to suppress free speech. Under the guise of combating "trolls" and "fake news" supposedly controlled by Russia, t...
Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
McChesney, Robert W.
The author argues that the sharp decline in the enforcement of antitrust violations, the increase in patents on digital technology and proprietary systems and massive indirect subsidies and other poli...
Digital Revolutions: Activism in the Internet Age
Symon Hill on the role of the Internet in activism and social change.
Domestic reality does not match bold words on Internet freedom of expression
The U.S. government gives lip service to online free speech but simultaneously acts in ways to drastically limit freedom of expression.
Enemies of the Internet 2013: Sources News Release
Reporters Without Borders is releasing a Special report on Internet surveillance
FCC Wants to Give Corporations Their Own Internet: The New Proposal Mocks Net Neutrality
When a federal court trashed its “net neutrality” compromise policy in January, the Federal Communications Commission assured us that the Internet we knew and depended on was safe. Most activists didn...
Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction
Covers a wide-range of controversial free-speech issues, from Holocaust denial and pornography to the status of modern copyright law. Offers a concise quide to many of the vexing issues concerning our...
From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their...
Get a Digital Life: An Internet Reality Check
Carroll, Jim; Broadhead, Rick
The Internet, Capitalism, and the State - Book Review: A Review of Robert McChesney's "Digital Disconnect"
Robert McChesney's Digital Disconnect is an account of the internet's history and likely future within the context of corporate-dominated U.S. society.
The Internet is Already Broken
Nick Pemberton's article on the already broken internet.
The Internet's Unholy Marriage to Capitalism
Foster, John Bellamy; McChesney, Robert W.
The economic context points to the paradox of the Internet as it has developed in a capitalist society. The Internet has been subjected, to a significant extent, to the capital accumulation process, w...
Life without Limits: The Delusions of Technological Fundamentalism
In a routinely delusional world, what is the most dangerous delusion? This delusion is not limited to one country, one group, or one political party, but rather is the unstated assumption of everyday ...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
NYT Hypes Russian Threat to the Internet
As if Americans didn't already have enough to worry about in regards to the recently resurrected Red Menace, we can now add the fear that those devious Russians are threatening to -- horror of horrors...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 21, 2018: Their Interent or Ours?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
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-glo...
Ours to Hack and To Own: The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet
Scholz, Trebor; Schneider, Nathan
The activists who have put together Ours to Hack and to Own argue for a new kind of online economy: platform cooperativism, which combines the rich heritage of cooperatives with the promise of 21st-ce...
Privacy For Sale: How Computerization Has Made Everyone's Private Life an Open Secret
Social Networking and the Death of the Internet: How Do You "Like" That?
Social Networking is, by its nature, a capture environment. The companies that offer the services, particularly Facebook, host your site and control all the information on it. Facebook — a group of li...
Spinwars: Politics and New Media
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
Their Internet or Ours?: Introduction to the April 21, 2018 issue of Other Voices
What happened to the Internet? 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 co...
We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
A history of Anonymous, the radical "hacktivist" collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
The union representing Canada's 21,500 performers, writers and broadcast journalists. Concerned about free trade, cultural sovereignty, censorship, public broadcasting, copyright, Canadian film.
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Working to promote freedom of expression. CCPJ's main project is the IFEX Clearing House which operates an Action Alert Network and disseminates information on freedom of the press to organizations an...
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Canadian Court to the Entire World: No Links For You!
The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ordered Google to remove entire domains from its search results — a decision that could have enormous global implications on free expression. This is the late...
The dark side of the internet
Search engines access only a very small fraction of the deep web, which is estimated to be five hundred times as big as the surface web.
Dean's Digital World Articles
List of Dean's Digital World articles.
Dictionary of the Internet
About 3600 entries, mostly jargon from networking and Internet usage, with many abbreviations and technical terms.
Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph
An interview with the current head of Google Search, discussing some of the thought processes behind the current functionality of 'search' and some of its possibilites for the future.
The Social Lives of Networked Teens
In It's Complicated, danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media.
Masters of the Internet
The Political Economy of Cyberspace
The Internet’s unbalanced control structure provides an essential basis for US corporate and military supremacy in cyberspace. While the US government exercises an outsized role, other states possess ...
New online censorship campaign extinguishes last flicker of Olympic torch
Sources News Release
China's campaign against 'Internet porn' is targetting political and human rights websites such as Amnesty International's. Bullog (http://www.bullog.cn), a political blog portal, has been inaccessibl...
NSA surveillance may cause breakup of internet, warn experts
Taylor, Matthew; Hopkins, Nick; Kiss, Jemima
Internet specialists highlight moves by Brazil, Germany and India towards creating separate networks in order to block spying.
Richard O'Dwyer: living with the threat of extradition
Student who set up website posting links to TV and film content fears being used as a guinea pig by Hollywood giants
Richard O'Dwyer's web-linking site would place him at the heart of the titanic running battle between the Hollywood giants – struggling to keep their beleaguered business model intact in the online er...
Silicon Snake Oil
Second Thoughts on the Information Highway
Spirit of the Web
The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet
A journey through communication technology and our fascination and tribulations with it.
Negotiating the Jungle of the Intellectual Commons
Wirten, Eva Hemmungs
Concentrates on the conceptual foundations of the public domain and inspires readers by providing an original and innovative approach to the understanding of the public domain and its origins.
US was 'key player in cyber-attacks on Iran's nuclear programme'
Obama reported to have approved bid to target Tehran's nuclear efforts
Beaumont, Peter; Hopkins, Peter
Fresh light is shed on the rapid development of US cyberwarfare capability and reveal its willingness to use cyber weapons offensively to achieve policies.
You, Sources, and Getting the Most Out of the Internet
Including Six Internet Fictions to Consider
Internet facts and myths.
From the Connexions Archives
Get the Internet working for you
A Web site works best when it is integrated into a co-ordinated communications strategy.
A web portal featuring topics related to research and the Internet. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make ...
You, Sources, and Getting the Most Out of the Internet Including Six Internet Fictions to Consider
The Internet is part of a communications strategy but it can't be the only part.