Story number 186,543 that says more or less the same thing quoting the same cast of “experts.” And we’re still waiting. I wish someone with some credible expertise would weigh in on the prospects here of something real actually happening.
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“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” — Ben Franklin. Lauren Weinstein comments in Wired on the state of priviacy in 2002
I found this item on Slashdot. I’m assuming by “public” it means Americans only…..You can ask Wanda.
More on the ways in which the entertainment industry’s plans for broadband delivery of services may stifle the free exchange of ideas and raise costs.
The Internet, as the name suggests but users often forget, is a system of interconnecting networks. Data pass between users by moving from one telecommunications network to another until they reach their destination.
Orwell’s prophecies ring true 1984 came and went without producing the brutal Big Brother dictatorship the novel predicted, but perhaps that’s just because we’ve found subtler ways to crush the human spirit and enforce conformity
A brief item from the Globe and Mail on the number of Internet Cafe’s China has shut down since a June fire resulted in new regulations.
A NY Times overview of some of the Internet surveillance/monitoring systems now up and running in the United States….
This article from Wired news by the ever entertaining Bruce Sterling outlines the roles the various agencies of the US govenment will play in maintaining internet security. – From Wired News: Issue 11.01 – January 2003
Check out Nart & Andrew’s World Sousveillance Day 2002 shots from downtown Toronto here.