"...Transformative movements usually first start as transgressive subcultural movements (not caring about the old systems); then start building their own institutions (GPL, Creative Commons), before they become more explicitely political and start tackling the existing institutional order.Read more »
RMS: « A major Swedish ISP says it will cease to keep IP address records so that it cannot be used to inform on what its customers share. »Read more »
"Around a hundred people gathered outside the parliamentary building in Oslo, Norway this evening to fight for citizen rights in the digital world..."Read more »
"...These forums explore the ethical, social and political questions raised by government regulation of the internet. With the growing intersection between technology, politics and media, how do existing and proposed classification regimes measure up? ..."Read more »
The European internet is being threatened seriously!
The telecoms-package is a set of monstrous laws regulating the internet.
Amandment 138 is securing a fundamental rights.
If amandment 138 is excluded, internet will be turned into a cable-television system.
This is a campaign organized to raise awareness of the telecoms package in Sweden.Read more »
"So I'm a software mercenary, I fight code wars for money, to be more precise to raise money to do what I really love, and part of that is to create a new internet, a free one, where the data and the infrastructure belongs to the people, to give them their freedom back. That is why me and some 3-4 other guys are working on this project of ours, protonet. To build a new, better internet.Read more »
"American software freedom activist Richard Stallman, better known as the author of GNU General Public License, joined RT to give his comments on modern software copyright laws, and the risks of cyber sneaking. The interview is available in Ogg Theora format..."Read more »
"On April 9th 2009, the internet domain registration for the investigative journalism site Wikileaks.de was suspended without notice by Germany's registration authority DENIC. The action comes two weeks after the house of the German WikiLeaks domain sponsor, Theodor Reppe, was searched by German authorities.Read more »
"The controversial HADOPI bill against filesharing was rejected by the French National Assembly in a very surprising move last week, at the final vote of the emergency procedure in which it was considered, with only one reading in each chamber.Read more »
In case you didn't know, Aptana Studio is a free multi-platform (runs on Linux, Windows and Mac) complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more.Read more »
"Paris, April 9, 2009 - In a surprising turn of events, the national assembly has rejected the HADOPI bill creating the "three strikes" scheme in France, in the final discussion, by a vote of 15 in favour and 21 opposed..."Read more »
I've typically been pretty conservative when choosing a web server. Typically, I'll use Apache to run most sites, and possibly Lighttpd for static files. Experimenting never really has been something done with a web server once I'm past the initial setup.Read more »
As we reported on March 22 when Jay Rockefeller was peddling nonsense about a pimple-faced kid in Latvia taking down the power grid in America with a laptop computer, the current wave of fear-mongering about cyber terrorism is just that — unsubstantiated fear-mongering.Read more »
"Here I am, utterly disgusted. Last Thursday, around 11pm, two dozens of members of Assemblée Nationale (one of the two parliament chambers in France) voted the infamous law nicknamed HADOPI. Great... For the record, this chamber in principle counts 577 members. This law is an awful blow to the Internet, the freedom of expression and the legal system in France..."Read more »
THE CONSTANT WAR on the Internet is a war against disruptive means of business and communication.Read more »