1. telecomixda:

Slave new world by Spinewinder

    telecomixda:

    Slave new world by Spinewinder

  2. Mozilla’s Denelle Dixon-Thayer: Trading Away Your Privacy

    "Trust is our currency. If we don’t have the trust of our users then we actually aren’t going to be successful as a company."

  3. Bernie Sanders Statement on Net Neutrality

    Bernie Sanders Statement on Net Neutrality

  4. In Policy Shift, F.C.C. Will Allow a Web Fast Lane
  5. How bitcoin is like the internet in the 80s

    #Bitcoin as new kind of payment system …

  6. ecowatchorg:

Will Microsoft Follow Apple and Google’s Lead on Iowa Wind Energy?
http://ecowatch.com/2014/04/23/microsoft-apple-googles-iowa-wind-energy/

    ecowatchorg:

    Will Microsoft Follow Apple and Google’s Lead on Iowa Wind Energy?

  7. White House Debates 'Game Changer' Weapon for Syria

    A former CIA director has called them “our worst nightmare.” A 2005 study found that just one could blow a $15 billion hole in the world economy. And the Obama Administration is thinking about sending them to Syria.

    related: Syrian rebels get SA 16 anti aircraft missiles after receiving advanced anti-tank weapons 

  8. FBI adds to no-fly list Muslims who refuse to spy on their communities 
A lawsuit, filed on behalf of four different men, blames the United States of thus violating their rights. The four have different stories to tell, however sharing one common feature: all point to US authorities overpolicing the local Muslim society.
related:

http://t.co/da5p14y6Om So the FBI uses the no-fly list to blackmail informants; cf. this from 2007: http://t.co/rOuyVulKTK
— Andrea (@puellavulnerata) April 23, 2014

    FBI adds to no-fly list Muslims who refuse to spy on their communities 

    A lawsuit, filed on behalf of four different men, blames the United States of thus violating their rights. The four have different stories to tell, however sharing one common feature: all point to US authorities overpolicing the local Muslim society.

    related:

  9. The short guide to Capital in the 21st Century

    Can you give me Piketty’s argument in four bullet points?

    • The ratio of wealth to income is rising in all developed countries.
    • Absent extraordinary interventions, we should expect that trend to continue.
    • If it continues, the future will look like the 19th century, where economic elites have predominantly inherited their wealth rather than working for it.
    • The best solution would be a globally coordinated effort to tax wealth.