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Internet Governance

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Stell Dir vor es kommt schlimmer als ACTA und Zensursula… NEW
Netzpolitik 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
…und keiner sieht hin, denn es passiert weit weit weg in der “Brüsseler Bubble”. Im Moment wird dort an der Verordnung zum “Telecom Single Market” gearbeitet, welche eigentlich Netzneutralität EU-weit sichern...
UK cyber strategy held back by skills shortage NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
The need for cyber security experts in the UK far exceeds the pool of qualified personnel – so the government needs to tempt people into the career path at an early age, writes Ross Parsell...
Kaan Alper yazdı, bir bakın derim: “.tc alanadı ve Türkiye ilişkisi” NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
“.tc alanadı ve Türkiye ilişkisi” İnternet dünyada yaygın olarak kullanılmaya başladığından beri alanadları (domain) varlığını sürdürmektedir. Son zamanlarda ülkemizde yaygın olarak konuşulmaya başlayan “.tc” uzantısın...
Statements of the obvious, and Facebook NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 23 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Google spits out about 1,690,000 search results for “facebook lock up expiry”.It’s not exactly been a state secret that early investors in Facebook could start...
Updating Russia’s repressive software NEW
Neighbourhood (Nicu Popescu) 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
The massive street protests, which started in December 2011, have proved a very considerable stress-test for Russia’s autocratic political system, built and steered by Putin for over a decade. Russia-watchers in Europe and the US debated how the Kr...
Danish Presidency on the scrounge – Future Internet Assembly NEW
Rebentisch Sköne Oke 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 49 Minutes ago
Die Danish EU Presidency is on the scrouge. For the EU Future Internet Assembly they raise fees from lobbyists. Makes me wonder if they fear EU presidency conferences become the new food stamps. I find it unpleasant that even a low walled garden woul...
Consumer Lobby Bashes Google NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 2 Years, 7 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
There's an estimated 80% chance that if you're searching in Europe, you're using Google. A consumer group tells Brussels it's worried.
Guttenberg - das Gespräch | Stephan Urbach NEW
stephanurbach.de, 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 6 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
“who, like a block, hath denied my access”*: ECJ on internet filtering and blocking NEW
content and carrier 2 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Today, the European Court of Justice gave judgment in the case C-70/10 Scarlet Extended, dealing with an injunction imposed on an ISP to introduce a comprehensive system for filtering and ultimately blocking communications to protect intellectual pro...
SOPA: Warnschuss des EU-Parlaments für die USA NEW
vasistas? 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Heute hat das Europäische Parlament einen Entschließungsantrag abgesegnet, der nicht besser getimt sein könnte. Zum bevorstehenden EU-US-Gipfel am 28. November betont das EU-Parlament in Artikel 25 die Notwendigkeit, die Integrität des globalen I...
Commissioner Stefan Füle sent a video message to our seminar! NEW
think europe - European youth education 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
To our "Blog On" online Project (funded by the federal agency for civic education) Stefan Füle - EU Commissioner for Enlargement) sent a video messag to encourage the seminars efforts and our eParticipation strategies in and via the social web.To th...
Netzneutralität ade – Hallo „Internet of Choices“! NEW
Netzpolitik 3 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 14 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Am 13.7. trafen sich in Brüssel zum zweiten Mal die Chefs der Telekom-Branche und Manager großer Internetfirmen, um die Ziele der Digitalen Agenda Europas zu diskutieren. Bis 2020 sollen alle EU-Bürger über eine Internetverbindung mit einer Gesch...
Mehr Zensur durch Ausweitung der Internetsperren in Frankreich NEW
vasistas? 3 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
In Frankreich kam Ende letzter Woche ein Vorschlag zutage, der es einer Reihe französischer Behörden ermöglichen soll, Internetsperren und -filter ohne Richterbeschluss anzuordnen. Es handelt sich hierbei um einen Verordnungsvorschlag der Regierun...
Going Dutch: does the internet split the difference between public affairs and government relations? NEW
Public Affairs 2.0 3 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 35 Minutes ago
Koen Droste over at FH Amsterdam recently appeared in the Financieel Dagblad on the subject of the effect of the internet on lobbying. You can check out his take on what the internet means for the practice of public affairs and government relations
Echanges illicites: La Commission européenne veut responsabiliser les FAI NEW
vasistas? 3 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Minutes ago
Michel Barnier, commissaire au Marché Intérieur, qui est chargé des politiques relatives à la propriété intellectuelle, souhaite que l’Europe suive l’exemple espagnol en matière de régulation d’Internet. La proposition de lo...
What are Cecilia Malmström’s promises on Internet censorship worth? NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 3 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
I have just submitted the following question to the Commission: Written Question to the Commission (Rule 117) AUTHOR(S): ENGSTRÖM, Christian SUBJECT: Commissioner Malmström’s personal actions to oppose extended Internet blocking On May 6, 201...
Internet Explorer vs. Firefox NEW
Kartellblog 3 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
In einer Unterhaltung mit Kollegen kamen wir darauf zu sprechen, dass Kartellblog. in verschiedenen Browsern – Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome – teilweise unterschiedlich aussieht. Ist bei den meisten Websites so. Ein Kollege...
Cyber war by right-wing extremists in private industry? NEW
Yellow Stars blog 3 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
There is a growing threat against Leftist-Liberal journalists, activists and groups over the Internet. This growing threat comes from cyber security firms and individuals in them that are charged with tools to combat international terrorism and cyber...
Aktueller Stand der Netzsperren-Pläne für die EU NEW
vasistas? 3 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Letzten Montag fand in der Ständigen Vertretung der Republik Ungarns bei der EU in Brüssel ein Treffen zwischen EU-Bloggerinnen und Bloggern und Vertretern der ungarischen Ratspräsidentschaft statt. In einem zweistündigen offenen Gespräch sprach...
Cybercrime in Europe and in the European Union: No personal affair! NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
You may have read my previous post in which I asked: “Cybercrime in Europe and in the European Union: A personal affair?” My informed guess in this post was correct: The expert on cybercrime from the Hungarian Council Presidency we –...
Cybercrime in Europe and the European Union: A personal affair? NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Update: See also the follow-up to this post "Cybercrime in Europe and the European Union: No personal affair!" "[T]he author of this paper is reasonably confident that by banning a certain kind of criminal activity throughout a large number of co...
Internetzensur jetzt via EU-Kommission? NEW
Netzpolitik 3 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Zugegeben, Politik auf EU-Ebene ist ein durchaus komplexes Thema. Wer im Interessen- und Lobbyistendschungel zwischen Brüssel und Straßburg, bzw. zwischen EU-Kommission, EU-Rat und Europäischen Parlament auch nur halbwegs den Überblick behalten w...
Net Neutrality debates continue; A Guide to the Open Internet, DDoS versus human rights organizations etc- a roundup NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 18 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
A Guide to the Open Internet: What You Need to Know About Net Neutrality from Daily Bits by noemi You’ve probably been reading/hearing about net neutrality in the recent months. Left and right, people are talking about it – either trying to push...
eDemocracy, eParticipation, ECI? NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 51 Minutes ago
Alles braucht seine Zeit. Das gilt besonders dann, wenn Ideen verwirklicht und fest in einer Gesellschaft verankert werden sollen. Seit über 60 Jahren setzt sich die JEF für die Teilhabe und Teilnahme aller Europäer/-innen an einem föderalen Euro...
Europe launches Google investigation NEW
Small Talk 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
The upcoming release of Google’s second edition of its own phone – named Nexus S – is part of their attempt to acquire a greater share of the mobile phone...
Le blocage des sites web approuvé par les ministres de la justice de l’UE NEW
vasistas? 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours ago
Le projet de la commissaire européenne Cecilia Malmström (surnommée « Censilia » par ses détracteurs) visant à instaurer à l’échelle européenne le blocage de sites afin de lutter contre la pédopornographie sur Internet entrera dans...
EU-Justizminister für Netzsperren – noch 2 Monate für uns! NEW
Netzpolitik 3 Years, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 5 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
#Censilia wird gerade immer akuter: Die Justizminister der EU-Mitgliedsstaaten haben sich gestern darauf geeinigt, dass sie Internetseiten mit Darstellungen von Kindesmissbrauch löschen und sperren wollen. Damit ist die Linie der Bundesregierung und...
Europaweite Netzsperren im Anzug NEW
vasistas? 3 Years, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Vor einigen Tagen rief uns RA Stadler mit einem hervorragenden Artikel den Richtlinienvorschlag der Europäischen Kommission zur Bekämpfung des sexuellen Missbrauchs und der sexuellen Ausbeutung von Kindern sowie der Kinderpornografie ins Gedächtni...
Net Neutrality Timeline NEW
Lobbynomics 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 26 Minutes ago
As Net Neutrality seems to be all over the place at the moment, we considered it couldn’t hurt to put together a summary timeline of the Net neutrality debate. It is obviously not exhaustive and biased in the sense that it tries to highlight so...
Net Neutrality: The Oxford Street Dilemma NEW
Lobbynomics 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The Hon Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications  and Creative Industries, remarked in his recent speech at the Financial Times World Telecoms Conference 2010 (16 & 17th November) that: ‘Unlike in the UK, in some parts of the US...
Fighting child abuse NEW
Writing for (y)EU 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
How to save our kids from sexual predators in the age of the Internet? MEPs debate measures to tackle child porn sites and sex tourism. See the video by EuroparlTV.
Is this the end of net neutrality – and the internet as we know it? NEW
Kosmopolito 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The British are distracted by a royal wedding and the government is eager to change the fundamental principles of the internet! After the radical social welfare cuts, the big society joke, the  increase of  student fees which are linked to a privat...
So what is your BIG IDEA ? NEW
LobbyPlanet 4 Years, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Before summer break, Commissioner Neelie Kroes in charge of the Digital Agenda challenged industry and more generally all stakeholders to let her know what their BIG IDEA was to further the European Digital Agenda. Basically, it was up to industry, c...
So how was #pdfeu for you, this year? NEW
Writing for (y)EU 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Last year, Year One of the Personal Democracy Forum in Europe, I wrote a rave review of this Barcelona-based event. By happenstance, it came for me in a succession of internet/politics events, and, frankly, stood head and shoulders above the rest. So...
EU-Justizminister diskutieren Internetsperren am Freitag NEW
Netzpolitik 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Am Donnerstag und Freitag (7. und 8. Oktober) tagt der Rat der Innen- und Justizminister der EU-Mitgliedsstaaten in Luxemburg. Auf der Tagesordnung ist unter anderem der Vorschlag von Innenkommissarin Cecilia Malmström zur Bekämpfung des sexuellen...
Digital Taleban scares, too NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 43 Minutes ago
Are You Afraid of the Digital Taleban? from OPEN ANTHROPOLOGY by Maximilian Forte A Medal of Honor for Imperialism: But don’t look at this image! A digital transfer of Taleban contagion will begin downloading if you do. In the latest in militai...
Zahlenspiele: Massenmarkt Kinderpornographie? NEW
Netzpolitik 4 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Ein Fortschrittsbericht der "European Financial Coalition" (EFC) gegen die sexuelle Ausbeutung von Kindern im Netz kommt zu dem Ergebnis, dass vom viel beschworenen "Massenmarkt" für Kinderpornographie im Internet keine Rede sein kann. Eine erfreul...
Will we have Internet blocking in ten weeks ? It’s up to you ! NEW
Digital Civil Rights Europe 4 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Published in EDRi-gram 8.18 Within the next ten weeks, the European Parliament will finish its crucial first reading of the Directive which, if the European Commission has its way, will impose an EU-wide blocking infrastructure - undermining child pr...
Mitmachen: Die Netzsperren-Pläne in der EU stoppen NEW
Netzpolitik 4 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Die Debatte um Netzsperren erreicht auf EU-Ebene jetzt die heiße Phase mit dem Beginn der Diskussion im EU-Parlament. Einmischen ist dringend notwendig. Zurücklehnen und hinterher beschweren gilt nicht. Am 28. und 29. September findet im (Bürge...
Free, EU-funded Open Source sofware NEW
England Expects 4 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Neelie Kroes, the blogging Commissioner for the Digital Agenda is boasting on her blog "OPEN SOURCE HELPING TO AVOID THE DIGITAL BLACK HOLE", about CASPAR the EU funded open source system.Spiffing stuff no doubt, she points out that,Until now mountai...
NPP100: Jeremie Zimmermann über Netzpolitik auf EU-Ebene NEW
Netzpolitik 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 15 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Der Netzpolitik-Podcast mit der Jubiläumsnummer 100 ist ein Interview mit Jeremie Zimmermann von La Quadrature du Net über die kommenden Netzpolitik-Ereignisse auf europäischer Ebene in den kommenden Monaten. Konkret geht es um diese Themen: AC...
“Ich muss damit leben” NEW
Planet in Progress (Die Zeit) 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Ein Interview mit EU-Innenkommissarin Cecilia Malmström über Vorratsdatenspeicherung, Internetsperren und Bürgerrechte in Europa  Ihr Büro im achten Stock entpuppt sich als eines der geschmackvolleren in der gewaltigen Schwinge des Brüsseler...
not only prevention, your attempt to access the site is “recorded”- arrogant filtering everywhere… NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 2 Months, 10 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
When I was trying to access Daily Motion, it was filtered in all Teacher Guest Houses I stayed during my Eastern Anatolia trip. This aggressive warning appeared… Related posts:the AAA way in Open Access! “Open Access at Duke "Open Acc...
Kapitulationserklärung gegenüber Kinderschändern NEW
Euro-Police 4 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
AK Zensur veröffentlicht BKA-Dokumente, die zeigen: das »Löschen« wurde bisher halbherzig durchgeführt, deswegen will BKA Sperren In der Diskussion um die Einführung von Netzsperren wird von Seiten des BKA immer wieder behauptet, dass das Entfe...
European Parliament Citzalia to go in real life in 2011 NEW
the Brussel Jungle 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 1 Minute ago
There has been quite some noise in the euroblogosphere about the latest European Parliament project, Citzalia. It defines itself as “a role playing game and social networking forum wrapped in a virtual 3D world that captures the essence of the...
Google und CIA wollen Raketen vorhersagen NEW
Euro-Police 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Die „Open Source Intelligence“ hat klassische Spähtechniken in ihrer Bedeutung überholt – mit Programmen, die massenhaft Daten analysieren und daraus Szenarien der Zukunft ableiten. Google und die CIA interessieren sich dafür gleicherma
Piratpartiet står upp för Sverige och Wikileaks NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Som Europaparlamentariker som representerar Sverige nere i Bryssel är jag stolt över att Wikileaks har valt att placera servrar i Sverige. Det är beröm för Sveriges track record när det gäller att försvara yttrandefriheten. Jag är också sto...
Online Censorship as 21st Century Protectionism NEW
Trade Matters - ECIPE Global Economy Blog 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
How to address growing problems with online censorship.
Piratpartiet: Kontrollsamhället vs. Kunskapssamhället NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 1 Minute ago
[Direktlänk]...
Det blåser upp till storm om EU:s internetscensur NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Europaportalen har en längre intervju om internetcensur med Joe McNamee på European Digital Rights, EDRI. Han är en av de kunnigaste, envisaste och modigaste förkämparna för ett fritt internet i EU. Och intervjun täcker många av de invändnin...
Initiative Pro Netzneutralität NEW
Zur Politik 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 59 Minutes ago
Ein kurzer Hinweis in einer wichtigen Sache sollte fürs Erste genügen. Die Initiative Pro Netzneutralität erbittet eure Unterstützung.
EFF reviews Verizon and Google’s Net Neutrality Proposal NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
A Review of Verizon and Google’s Net Neutrality Proposal from EFF.org Updates by cindy Efforts to protect net neutrality that involve government regulation have always faced one fundamental obstacle: the substantial danger that the regulators w...
Consumer Watchdog Asks FBI, DEA to Explain Use of Google Earth NEW
Euro-Police 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Is Internet Giant’s Technology Being Used to Spy On Americans? [consumerwatchdog.org]The FBI and DEA are now making extensive use of Google Earth, according to federal spending ...
Minister of the Interior brings charges against two French websites NEW
Euro-Police 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Brice Hortefeux, the Minister of the Interior, announced on Monday that he’d brought charges against two Internet sites that are hostile to the police. ...
Euro roundup: Berlusconi, Citzalia, Euroblogging NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 15 Minutes ago
Citzalia – the virtual ghost European Parliament (really, why spend money on this?) from Jon Worth by Jon Yesterday – thanks to this tweet – I had the dubious honour to be one of the first people to have a look at a draft website for Citz...
Digital Europe: urgent action required NEW
EuroLynx 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Digital Europe needs urgent action to become one and drive the economy Datanews reports the Lobby group DigitalEurope calls out the clock is ticking to create the digital agenda, the action field of Commissioner Kroes. The Digital agenda, scheduled...
Internetprovider zu Netzsperren verurteilt NEW
vasistas? 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
In Frankreich wurden Ende Juli sieben Internetprovider (Orange, SFR, Telecom, Free, Auchan Télécom, Numericable, Bouygues et Darty) von der Behörde zur Regulierung von Online-Glücksspielen (ARJEL) vor Gericht zitiert. Jetzt fiel das Urteil des Tr...
Europäische Instrumente zum Daten-Management NEW
... Kaffee bei mir? 4 Years, 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Eben ist SWIFT in Kraft getreten. In diesem Zusammenhang ist ganz interessant, was die EU sonst noch alles an Daten über uns sammelt. Die folgende Pressemitteilung MEMO/10/349 habe ich daher mal übersetzt, sie bietet einen guten – und erschre...
The Wikileaks phenomenon: impact on 21st century statecraft? NEW
Public Affairs 2.0 4 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Yesterday evening, The New York Times, The Guardian and Der Spiegel published analyses of a six-year archive of classified documents from US-led forces in Afghanistan, released to them by the organization Wikileaks.  The disclosure of the material h...
Luc Devigne's role in ACTA negotiations NEW
Knowledge Ecology International (ACTA) 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
On Saturday, July 17, 2010, I said on twitter, "Apparently Luc Devigne is out as head #acta negotiator for EU." There were a number of sources for this inside the European Union and also among other trade bodies or governments following or participa...
€90M NEW FUNDING FOR FUTURE INTERNET RESEARCH NEW
Neelie Kroes 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
  We are running a great Future Internet Public-Private Partnership over the coming years – and another €90m in funding is available for work in 2011. Please seize this opportunity to help Europe get the most from our internet. The projects...
The Commission’s green paper on open internet and net neutrality NEW
europaeum 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
I just wanted to answer the first few questions on the European Commission’s most recent green paper “on the open internet and net neutrality”. As part of the Neelie Kroes’ Digital Agenda this a crucial issue that more and mor...
Sevcan Çelik on the March against Web Censorship NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Protest against web censorship Today we walked from Taksim Square to Galatasaray in Istkklal street. Once again, I thought that we are not alone, and it was not a simple crowd. A good team was there from our limited cybersphere but it was not enough.
”Internet är redan trasigt” NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Juliagruppens Christopher Kullenberg och Marcin de Kaminsky skriver hos SvD idag under rubriken ”Internet är redan trasigt”: Internet ska vara internet, och då krävs att det inte beskärs. Om Näringsdepartementet och kommande regering...
France.fr: Victim of Its Success No More NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 4 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
The French government site crashed soon after launch and remains down.
Neelie Kroes: “Open source is not a dirty word anymore” NEW
europaeum 4 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
I’m glad to hear that in this video message to the participants of the GNOME Users’ And Developers’ European Conference  (GUADEC) at the end of the month in The Hague the European Commissioner for Digital Agenda and Vice-President of the E...
Three coverpages that parodizes web censorship (by Selçuk Erdem) NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 17 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Selçuk Erdem was kind enough to offer these three coverpages he had prepared to be used in campaign against web censorship. Well, I am lazy to translate but google translation will help, I believe… RSF Campaign in defence of online free expres...
Y a-t-il un vote Pirate ? NEW
Telos 4 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 15 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
On connaissait le vote de gauche, de droite, du centre, le vote vert et le vote blanc. Il nous faudra peut-être commencer à nous intéresser au vote pirate. En effet, le 4 juillet, le Parti pirate présentera un candidat à la législative partiell...
Web Censorship in Turkey: An Impasse due to a Minister who takes it personal, Kemalist complicity with the politically conservative judiciary and Indifferent user base NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
I feel that Mr. Yıldırım takes the web censorship issues in a very personal level in his continuously apologetic speeches. Maybe indifference of Google administrators made him angry and he is also annoyed by netizens who criticize him of web ignor...
Time for selFB-confidence NEW
Writing for (y)EU 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
The FB page of the European Parliament rocks, and we shouldn’t be afraid to say it. As Florent wrote on his post, we’ve the broadest EU community and the biggest Parliament’s presence on Facebook in the world. I’m honoured to...
A chance to speak into the void NEW
England Expects 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
The European Commission has launched a consultation ON THE OPEN INTERNETAND NET NEUTRALITY IN EUROPE.Amongst the questions that are being asked are those such as this,Are the commercial arrangements that currently govern the provision of access tothe...
NET NEUTRALITY CONSULTATION NOW OPEN NEW
Neelie Kroes 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
EU net neutrality consultation now open, until September 30. The debate on net neutrality has grown in intensity over recent months – we will respond with a Commission communication after hearing your perspectives and hosting a summit with the...
Consultation on net neutrality NEW
The European Telecommunications Law Blog 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Today the commission launched a consultation on net neutrality. It covers such issues as whether internet providers should be allowed to adopt certain traffic management practices, prioritising one kind of internet traffic over another, whether such...
Yahoo’s style guide for web content NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
here is the style guide site here is the news about it: Email… Not “E-mail”: Yahoo Creates Style Guide for Web Content ************** British Columbia’s Capital City Officially Names June 30 Social Media Day *************** ROUNDUP EXCLUSIVE:...
Big Brother a deux têtes NEW
EU Weekly 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 23 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Le parlement Européen a adopté une déclaration “sur la création d’un système d’alerte [...] contre les pédophiles“, qui comporte dans les passages en petit caractère une invitation à stocker les informations relative a...
ACTA Recommendation: Ditch the Crazy Stuff NEW
Kosmopolito 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 55 Minutes ago
Here is a short ACTA explanation in “plain English” by Public Knowledge’s Legal Director Harold Feld. Five minutes with Harold Feld – because this stuff is important – and you need to know. Oh, and this is not only a matter...
Le Parlement européen veut nous fliquer sur Internet NEW
Euros du Village 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 42 Minutes ago
Quand les députés européens Tiziano Monti (PPE, Italie) et Anna Zaborska (PPE, Pologne) déposent une déclaration écrite « sur la création d'un système d'alerte rapide européen (SARE) contre les pédophiles et les auteurs de harcèlement sex...
Lost in cyberspace NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Info-war update: how mysterious propaganda sites disappear, mysteriously.
In case you didn't notice... NEW
Julien Frisch 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 23 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
... but a majority of the members of the European Parliament now officially thinks we are ALL potential pedophiles. I feel insulted! PS.: As soon as the list of MEPs who signed this declaration is public, you will ALL hear from us, be assured!
Turkey steps up the fight against Google NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
In yet another shameful day in Turkish web history, an Ankara prosecutor got the order to ban 44 more IP numbers Google use for YouTube. News source here. Related posts:Turkish judiciary wages war against Google and What to do? Damn! It looks like ba...
19 July: A major meeting against web censorship NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Press release here. Location: Kadir Has Üniversitesi Cibali Kampüsü Date: 19 Haziran 2010 Cumartesi Time: 13:00 – 17:00 An FF discussion here. Turkish Green Party’s anti-web censorship statement here. Internet Sansürüne Karşı Ortak...
Europeans among least trusting Facebook users, study says NEW
Writing for (y)EU 4 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Western Europeans are among the world’s most suspicious users of social networking websites but Asians are the most duplicitous, a new study has found. Read more the article by EUobserver.
EDRi-Broschüre klärt über Censilia-Pläne auf NEW
Netzpolitik 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 39 Minutes ago
European Digital Rights (EDRi) hat eine 16-Seiten Broschüre (PDF) für die Censilia-Debatte auf europäischer Ebene erstellt, indem alle wichtigen Argumente gegen die Einführung einer Zensurinfrastruktur zur Bekämpfung von Kinderpornographie im Ne...
MittEuropa » Engström vill förminska problemet NEW
Europabloggen 4 Years, 5 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
I Christian Engströms svar framstår det som att nätet lyder under ödesbestämda lagar. Blockeras barnpornografi idag så blockeras diverse annat imorgon. Så svartvit är förstås inte verkligheten. Det skriver David Lagerlöf, ECPAT Sverige. Ja...
Net censorship debate with EU Commissioner Malmström NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Swedish EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmström wants to introduce ”filtering” of the Internet, to block sites that are accused of spreading child pornography. She believes this would be an effective way to reduce sexual child abuse in the wor...
IFPI’s child porn strategy NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 6 Months, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
”Child pornography is great,” the speaker at the podium declared enthusiastically. ”It is great because politicians understand child pornography. By playing that card, we can get them to act, and start blocking sites. And once they...
#Censilia-Debatte im EP heute NEW
Netzpolitik 4 Years, 6 Months, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Jörg-Olaf hatte ja gestern schon drauf hingewiesen: Der Innenausschuss des Europäischen Parlaments hat sich heute Vormittag erstmals mit dem Richtlinienentwurf der Innenkomissarin Cecilia Malmström zum Schutz von Kindern vor sexueller Ausbeutung b...
For a cleaner and safer Internet… NEW
Kosmopolito 4 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 12 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Cleanternet.org is a campaign to support European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in her plans to introduce a website blocking system in Europe.All European countries must be forced to fight for a cleaner and safer Internet. The video is based on a G...
Cecilia Malmström förnekar censuranklagelser NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
EU-kommissionär Cecilia Malmström (FP) tycker det är vansinnigt att hon anklagas för att införa censur bara för att hon vill blockera sajter på internet. På YouTube finns en film som förklarar hennes vision om ett renare och säkrare interne...
Three-strikes still on the table in ACTA NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
A document from the latest ACTA negotiation round in New Zealand has been released. Here it is. It is a sanitized version of the draft agreement text, where all information about which positions are held by which countries has been removed. But at le...
Release of ACTA text is good, but many battles remain NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
The ACTA negotiatiors, who have just concluded their meeting in New Zealand, have issued a press release where they say that they will make the consolidated text coming out of the discussions available on Wednesday 21 April. This is a step in the rig...