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We Need a Magna Carta for the Internet

Tim Berners-Lee | Posted 07.06.2014 | World
Tim Berners-Lee

The Internet has thrived by the collective empowerment of capable, public-spirited people: initially, from the technical community and academia, and more recently, also the private sector in general, civil society and governments. We need a system of Internet governance that allows each community to bring its particular strengths to the common table, but allows none of them to elevate its own interests above the public good. The principles of human rights on the net are new and not universally accepted. The web becomes ever more exciting with advancing technology, but 60 percent of the population still can't use the web at all. As the web is giving people greater and greater power individually and collectively, so many forces are abusing or threaten to abuse the net and its citizens.

Senate Rejects Republicans' Bid To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

AP | By JIM ABRAMS | Posted 01.10.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers fro...

Ten Tips For Parenting The Facebook Generation

beliefnet.com | Hesham Hassaballa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Technology continues to speedily change, improve, and advance. Computers get smaller and faster, texting replaces phone conversations, and social netw...

Virtual Reality

Michael Tonello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Tonello

These few screen names were able to drag me through the virtual mud so badly I felt like I needed a shower after reading the entries. I tried to convey the unfairness of the situation, gave my side of the story, all to little avail.