Snowden's appearance on John Oliver's show, Last Week Tonight, has helped popularise the issues raised by the Snowden leaks.
A few years ago I was in New York around the time Greenwald had broken the news about Snowden, many of my American friends had few clues of the importanc...Read more.. . ..
The debate on Net Neutrality has been ongoing for way too long. It was supposed to be settled long ago. Last summer someone asked me if I would be writing something about this, I didn't have the time and thought I'd miss the deadline (September). Funny and sad at the same time is the fact that it...Read more.. . ..
The short version is that Gawker Tweeted Mein Kampf.
The less short version is that Gawker "tricked" Coke's Twitter bot into retweeting their own tweets of Mein Kampf.
The slightly less short version is the above plus disturbing claims by Max Read who tries to believe that Cok...Read more.. . ..
Some people have been comparing Charlie Hebdo and Der Sturmer (Nazi propaganda paper run by a Nazi party official). For example Norman Finkelstein wrote something along the lines of:
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The ideas behind both publications are exactly the same, making fun of a group of people...
A quick word about the term "online privacy", or "Internet privacy".
I dislike when politicians and media talk about "online privacy". It's as if it's a specific notion that only applies to a virtual world detached from reality. Perhaps many discard its importance and translate it to "s...Read more.. . ..
Sony Pictures has been compromised last month. Many internal documents were released on November 24th, responsibility was claimed by a group called 'GOP' (Guardians of Peace). The amount of data stolen from them was estimated at 100TB (in other words: A LOT and then way more than more).Read more.. . ..