Posts Tagged: Internet

Progressive social movement FAIL

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So there have been a number of organisations in the UK rallying for social change and reform on certain issues where progressive ideas and methodology could Make Things Better. Two of the larger events that have happened within the last several months have been the Convention on Modern Liberty and Reboot Britain. One might think,… Read more »

The UK Pirate Party

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I think the UK Pirate Party will be a worthy proponent of certain progressive views on digital rights and related issues in the current UK parliamentary system, but that they will need some at least basic general economic, education, health, security, etc policies/affiliations/agreements, a la the Green Party, to draw attention from more average or… Read more »

Urban Dictionary on the telly

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Woo, Urban Dictionary appeared on Keith Olbermann’s Countdown yesterday. With 593 up and 32 down in the clip, “Pullin’ a Palin” now stands at 3943 up, 978 down. Context on her jumping ship by quitting as Governor in an earlier segment here. Old media and new [social] media, a false dichotomy, both being just terms… Read more »

Last.fm’s tagging system

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Gotta love it. http://www.last.fm/tag/officially+shit http://www.last.fm/tag/wtf http://www.last.fm/tag/pedophile http://www.last.fm/music/Barry+Louis+Polisar

It’s only Thursday

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Issues with Tor; “Victims of Egerstad’s research project included embassies belonging to Australia, Japan, Iran, India and Russia. Egerstad also found accounts belonging to the foreign ministry of Iran, the United Kingdom’s visa office in Nepal and the Defence Research and Development Organization in India’s Ministry of Defence. In addition, Egerstad was able to read… Read more »