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www.eff.org > Danny O'Brien
The Enclosure of the Public Interest Internet
6 may. 2021 - It’s hard to believe now, but in the early days of the public internet, the greatest worry of some of its most high-powered advocates was that it would be empty. As the Clinton administration prepared to transition the internet from its academic and military origins to the heart of the promised “national information infrastructure” (NII), the government’s advisors fretted that the United States entertainment and information industries would have no commercial reason to switch from TV, radio, and recorded music. And without Hollywood and the record labels on board, the new digital environment would end up as a ghost mall, devoid of businesses or users.
 · appropriating-the-commons · commons · imdb · internet-history · open-street-map · public-interest-internet · wikipedia

www.theatlantic.com > Anne Applebaum and Peter Pomerantsev
How to Put Out Democracy’s Dumpster Fire
8 mar. 2021 - Our democratic habits have been killed off by an internet kleptocracy that profits from disinformation, polarization, and rage. Here’s how to fix that.
 · anonymity · antitrust · creative-commons · culture · democracy · disinformation · facebook · france · internet-governance · platforms · polis · politics · public-sphere · qanon · regulation · safe-harbor · science · social-media · technology · wikipedia

China blocks ’s accreditation to World Intellectual Property Organization
24 sep. 2020 - China yesterday blocked the Wikimedia Foundation’s application for observer status at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Nations (UN) organization that develops international treaties on copyright, IP, trademarks, patents and related issues. As a result of the block, the Foundation’s application for observer status has been suspended and will be reconsidered at a future WIPO meeting in 2021.
 · china · wikimedia · wikipedia · wipo

www.nrc.nl > Reinier Kist
Deze klokkenluider waarschuwt voor de techniek die hij hielp ontwikkelen: ‘Trumpaanhangers zijn gemanipuleerd’
17 nov. 2020 - Christopher Wylie: De Cambridge Analytica-klokkenluider pleit voor ‘stroomonderbrekers’ om zeer virale content in te dammen. „Trumpaanhangers hebben het recht om niet bedrogen en misleid te worden.”
 · cambridge-analytica · disinformation · freedom-of-speech · precautionary-principle · regulation · us-2020-elections · wikipedia