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Australia introduces licences for internet users

http://www.itwire.com

Internet users in Australia will have to take out licences from the next financial year else they will not be allowed to use the web, official sources told iTWire today.

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Defendant Internet, get up!

http://blogs.fsfe.org

The judicial proceeding is going in Stockholm above the Pirate Bay, the biggest filesharing service in Internet. It is not judging of Pirate Bay, it is judging of the whole Internet.

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History of internet in less than 10 minutes

http://linuxnongeek.com

One of the best versions of "History of Internet" that you can find. Short but very interesting video.

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Send comments opposing TLS-authz standard by February 11

http://www.fsf.org

«...Much of the communication on the Internet happens between computers according to standards that define common languages. If we are going to live in a free world using free software, our software must be allowed to speak these languages.

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Viral Spiral

http://www.onthecommons.org

«Now out: my new book about “how the commoners built a digital republic of their own.” ...»

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How to promote activism over Internet

http://www.thondomraughts.com

"As part of my campaign for social change, I have slowly been getting involved in different types of activism in the recent past, Free Software being one of them. Being a technologist, I have been trying to use Internet as the medium to promote the causes that I have been standing for.

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Why WiFi in Africa?

http://manypossibilities.net

"...And the same reality of cheap hardware and free software -- As in Freedom -- exists for the deployment of the telephone infrastructure. Wireless mesh voice networks can be rolled out at a tiny fraction of the cost of traditional telephone networks. That’s where we are going with the Village Telco..."

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Internet & Creation

http://paigrain.debatpublic.net

« “Internet & Creation : how to recognize non-market exchanges over the internet while funding creation” has been published in French on 28 October 2008 by InLibroVeritas. See the French page for details. An English-speaking version adapted for global readership is in the works. An English summary can be found below... »

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Speed up Firefox by mounting the profile in tmpfs

http://icehot.wordpress.com

tmpfs is a virtual, RAM-backed filesystem. It’s lightning-fast, but since it’s RAM-backed, any file written to tmpfs uses precious memory while it’s there, and the entire contents of the virtual partition are lost on shutdown or crash. The good news is that these detriments can be minimized, making tmpfs a viable choice for your profile directory.

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fttps: A command-line download manager

http://kmandla.wordpress.com

fttps is a Python-driven console application that periodically checks a text file for links, downloads the file and moves it to a destination. It's a great counterpart to rtorrent or other CLI utilities.

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Internet Group Demands End to Government P2P Propaganda

http://torrentfreak.com

"...Recently a group of Spanish free-culture supporters demanded the withdrawal of the campaign and a public apology from the government. In protest, they arranged a demonstration on the doorstep of one of the leading political parties in Spain.

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MD5 considered harmful today

http://blog.cacert.org

"A few days ago, a group of scientists and security specialists finally succeeded to create a rogue CA that was able to issue certificates that are accepted by all browsers: ..."

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World-wide Internet censorship

http://www.guardian.co.uk

RMS: « The Clown regime wants world-wide Internet censorship.

It also wants to increase the danger of the UK's dangerous libel laws, which already chill free speech by making it so easy to win a judgment against criticism. »

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Interview: Vernor Vinge

http://lwn.net

"Science fiction writer Vernor Vinge is best-known for novels like A Fire Upon the Deep and Rainbows End, as well as the concept of The Singularity -- the idea that, in the next couple of decades, humans will become or create a super-human intelligence. What is less well-known is that Vinge has been a free software supporter since the earliest days of the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

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THE TOR PROJECT ANNOUNCES THREE-YEAR DEVELOPMENT ROADMAP

https://www.torproject.org

"DEDHAM, MA - The Tor Project has published its three year development roadmap, focused on providing anti-censorship tools and services for the advancement of Internet freedom in closed societies..."

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