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A healthy dose of paranoia is advisable - From ISP over IX to surveillance

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The Internet starts with a blonde woman wearing a paper hat saying “home computer”. She is the starting point of a human sized model of the internet, part of a workshop by the Chokepoint Project at this years Impakt Media Festival.
07-02-2011
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#Egypt, social media and determinism

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On Thursday, February 3, the daily Dutch public television program Nieuwsuur ("News Hour") ran an item on the role that social media played in the revolts in the Middle East, an item for which I had been interviewed the day before. During times of seemingly fast changes people always try and look for the one thing that might have caused the new situation to arise, so I was not too surprised Nieuws...