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Internet Access A Fundamental Human Right According To UN

Posted in internet by aldorf on June 10, 2011

That’s one small step for the UN, one giant leap for the internet. Internet access a fundamental Human Right according to UN rapporteur Frank La Rue. (via Liftlab)

Full Report here.

A World With Guaranteed Privacy Or A World In Which There Are No Secrets? If The Answer Is Somewhere In Between, How Do We Draw The Line?

Posted in internet, Media, your take on... by aldorf on December 24, 2010

(via Edge).

Interesting related article about a free Internet by Steve Wozniak

Mark Zuckerberg Donates Money To Diaspora

Posted in blog, web by aldorf on May 31, 2010

The Facebook CEO actually donated funds to Facebook alternative, Diaspora. His reasoning? That he sees a lot of himself in the NYC students trying to get the project off the ground. He’s also excited to see if they can creatively find a way around the privacy issues that spawned Facebook’s endless controversy. (via Mashable)

Think About…Privacy

Posted in your take on... by aldorf on January 14, 2010

• The next generation will see the first presidential candidates with their full adult lives recorded in social media — everything from the embarrassing drunk pictures to their stellar accomplishments.

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• The question facing us every day is moving from “Why would I share this?” to “Why would I keep this private?”

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• Will society as a whole become more tolerant of people’s faults and inconsistencies?

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• Do we moderate our behaviors knowing that our lives can be recorded and searched?

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