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A Struggle Over the Sovereignty of the Net and Nations

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology
Jeff Jarvis

With the net, we have a counterweight to government and media. So the net is not a subset of lands we now know. It is not a a new land. It is the public sphere. Or it can be. It is up to us to protect it.

Activists At eG8 Speak Out Against Government Web Restrictions

AP | By FRANK JORDANS | Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

PARIS -- Internet activists and digital entrepreneurs warned Wednesday that if global leaders attempt to limit access to the Web, their restrictions w...

Twitter Says To Protect Users' Right To Self-Defense

Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

By Marie Mawad PARIS (Reuters) - Twitter will seek to notify its users so they can defend themselves before it hands over user information to the ...

Mark Zuckerberg Says No To 13-Year-Old Facebookers

Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

PARIS (Reuters) - Facebook is not working on opening up the world's biggest social network to children under the age of 13 in the short term, fo...

Sean Parker Says He's One Of Social Media's Victims

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

During a panel at the eG8 forum in Paris, Sean Parker, ground-floor employee at Napster and first president of Facebook, took the stage and shared som...

French President: Governments Must Regulate The Internet

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology

PARIS — France wants better regulation of the Internet. Google's executive chairman says policymakers should tread lightly and avoid "stupid" ru...