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6 teilige Reihe: Die Folgen der Privatisierung; Teil VI

Kleiner Exkurs: Privatisierung in den USA

In einem Interview mit dem Whistleblower Edward Snowden (14) fand sich übrigens auch eine sehr interessante Aussage zum Thema Privatisierung, ein Thema welches man mit dem angeblichen Landesverräter nicht unbedingt in Verbindung bringt. 1,210 more words


The Implications of a Libertarian Utopia

This week I wanted to explore the implications of the internet as a Libertarian Utopia. The shift from the traditional star-shaped network topology reminiscent of a telephone switch network to the distributed network formation that makes up the structure of the internet fundamentally changed the way information was handled, who controlled it, and who had access to it. 389 more words


Communications Security Establishment kept private communications of Canadians in violation of internal policies

Canada’s electronic spy agency intercepted — and kept — several private communications of Canadians last year in violation of internal policies on personal information, the Canadian Press has reported. 555 more words

Defence Watch

The Most Wanted Man in the World

For at least one day last week, the internet went bananas for Wired’s profile of Edward Snowden (or at least my Twitter feed did).

It’s a great profile, with beautiful photography. 194 more words


Rise of the machines? The hopes & fears of Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall

An hour on the phone with Broadband World Forum keynote Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall constitutes a very engrossing sixty minutes indeed. Hall, executive President of Project Cauã and director of Linux International (and probably the most recognisable and longstanding champion of open source software), is now in his sixty-fourth year, but his eyes remain as firmly fixed on the future, and near-future, as ever. 1,285 more words


The Whistleblower On A Magazine Cover

When you see Edward Snowden how firmly he holds the US flag close to his heart on the latest Wired Magazine cover, then you think or say or feel what exactly? 202 more words