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Another One Bites The Dust – Goodbye Facebook!

So long Facebook! Never again will I ever return.

To tell you the truth, I never really liked you in the first place.

You were popular back in my college days, but then I got fed up with your nonsense and deleted my account. 428 more words

Writers

Is the worldwide hacktivist network ‘Anonymous’ a necessary function of 21st Century citizens to keep check on governments and corporations?

Hackers are now an accepted part of society in the 21st century, and for the most part they cause little to no nuisance to the general public. 1,036 more words

Technology

Complainants about insults are always right, especially when they are rich...The Italian Chamber of Deputies has put forward a bill that will allow for rampant, unaccountable censorship of the Italian internet, without rule of law or penalty for abuse.

Read more EU Censorship News at MelonFarmers.co.uk

Based on  article from boingboing.net

Under a proposed law supposedly targeting cyber bullying and revenge porn, a website manager of Italian media, including bloggers, newspapers and social networks would be obliged to censor “mockery” based on “the personal and social condition” of the victim — that is, anything the recipient felt was personally insulting.

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Internet

Twitter and the Birth of "Women Spring" in Saudi Arabia

The plight of women in Saudi Arabia is among the worst in the world, as the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Gender Gap Report ranked Saudi Arabia 134th out of 145 countries for gender parity. 682 more words

Internet Censorship

Protecting The Internet From Censorship: ICANN Giveaway

Sorry, but I had to post this on every blog, since this is so important right now.

No one seems to know anything about this or the truth about the ICANN giveaway. 192 more words

Writers

Cyber dictatorship

PPT hadn’t realized that the Bangkok Post’s Don Sambandaraksa had moved to Khaosod. The reason for the move may be in his byline: “Ex-Post Database refugee still trying to make a difference.” 198 more words