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What Do You Think: Regulating Online Speech

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 4:33 pm (UTC-4)
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Adding Your Voice To The Debate Ross Slutsky | Washington DC Keen observers of the web may have noticed recently some in politics and the media expressing concern about online free speech, and an upcoming meeting of the UN’s International Telecommunications Union. The ITU works to create international standards for digital communications, and during this […]

Shattered Glass

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 4:07 pm (UTC-4)
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One Hit, And One Miss, On Social Media Integration Ross Slutsky | Washington DC Network executives have been buzzing for years about finding new ways to add social media into the television experience. No TV program worth a mention doesn’t have its own Twitter feed, Facebook page or some other social networking component. But are […]

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Google Scrubs The Web

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 4:44 pm (UTC-4)
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“An Alarming Rise” In Internet Censorship Doug Bernard | Washington DC If the latest numbers from Google are any measure, 2012 is not shaping up as a good year for free speech on the Internet. For the last two or so years, following a high-profile dust-up with the government of China regarding content, the search […]

The Web’s “Triple Revolution”

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 7:02 pm (UTC-4)
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And Tracking Down Trolls Online Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye. There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. We’re also pleased to introduce Ross Slutsky, a new intern here at Digital Frontiers. Slutsky is […]

Spying Online In Syria

Posted June 7th, 2012 at 11:09 am (UTC-4)

Damascus Mines The Web To Target Activists Doug Bernard | Washington DC As the situation and armed conflicts in Syria enter a new period of uncertainty and militarization, it increasingly appears the same may well be said about Syria’s Internet. Of course, it’s old news to say that Damascus restricts citizen’s access to the web […]

A Sociopath’s Online Trail

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 12:00 am (UTC-4)

Tracking Luka Magnotta’s Digital Footprints Doug Bernard | Washington DC Warning: This story contains elements of a graphic and often disquieting nature. There’s nothing about the story of Luka Magnotta that isn’t unsettling, bizarre or even profoundly disturbing. It’s a story of cruelty, murder and a sociopath’s need for attention. In many ways, it’s not […]

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