Spinning the MH17 Tragedy, Moscow’s Victory Isn’t What You Think

Is the Kremlin intentionally promoting false conspiracy theories about BUK missiles? Images mixed by Kevin Rothrock. The day after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 fell from the sky, the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs released a video that it claims proves Moscow’s complicity in the tragedy

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The Internet’s Own Boy – The Story of Aaron Swartz
The Internet’s Own Boy – The Story of Aaron Swartz The Internet’s Own Boy – The Story of Aaron Swartz

« The Internet’s Own Boy. » Documentaire (VOSTFR / Version Originale Sous-Titrée en FRançais) de Brian Knappenberger consacré à Aaron Swartz.

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Cats Save Tigers – Starring Lil BUB and friends
Cats Save Tigers – Starring Lil BUB and friends Cats Save Tigers – Starring Lil BUB and friends

www.Greenpeace.org/CatsSaveTigers For International Tiger Day Greenpeace teamed up with the biggest cats on the Internet to save the biggest cats in the wild. Are you a cat, or do you have one? Join the cause! Starring: Lil BUB, Captain Pancake, Nala Cat, Spangles, Boris the Kitty, Lazarus, Oskar and Klaus, Venus, Princess Monster Truck, Pudge the cat, City the Kitty, Cole and Marmalade, Richard Kitty and Hamilton the hipster cat.

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Leaked Cybercrime Law Could Undo Tunisia’s Pioneer Status on Internet Rights

A leaked copy of Tunisia’s new cybercrime draft law [ar] shows signs that the country’s major achievements in the field of Internet freedom may soon come undone. It is unclear whether the text, leaked on July 23, represents a final draft.

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The Misleading Fliers Comcast Used To Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

Jason Koebler (3528235) writes In the months and weeks leading up to a referendum vote that would have established a locally owned fiber network in three small Illinois cities, Comcast and SBC (now AT&T) bombarded residents and city council members with disinformation, exaggerations, and outright lies to ensure the measure failed. The series of two-sided postcards painted municipal broadband as a foolhardy endeavor unfit for adults, responsible people, and perhaps as not something a smart woman would do. Municipal fiber was a gamble, a high-wire act, a game, something as “SCARY” as a ghost

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Dirty Vegas On DJ’s & Intellectual Property Law Hindrances
Dirty Vegas On DJ’s & Intellectual Property Law Hindrances Dirty Vegas On DJ’s & Intellectual Property Law Hindrances

Jeff 4 Justice ● Steve Smith and Paul Harris of Dirty Vegas share their insights on the relationship between dace music remixers and strict intellectual property laws. Dirty Vegas: ▼ Additional Information Below ▼ ▀ Referenced in this video: DJs Drama & Cannon Arrested for “Illegal” CDs DJ Drama Arrested In Mixtape Raid ▀ Transcript: Jeff: Here in America they are really cracking down I think with intellectual property laws. I want your guys’ take on how that impacts DJs especially since so much of your music involves remixing.

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Poor Students Are Crowdfunding Their Tuition Fees

Nick Gaven. On the 3rd of July 2014, two young men started crowdfunding to get what they desired. One wanted a potato salad .

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Internet Census 2012 Data Examined: Authentic, But Chaotic and Unethical

An anonymous reader writes “A team of researchers at the TU Berlin and RWTH Aachen presented an analysis of the Internet Census 2012 data set (here’s the PDF) in the July edition of the ACM Sigcomm Computer Communication Review journal. After its release on March 17, 2013 by an anonymous author, the Internet Census data created an immediate media buzz, mainly due to its unethical data collection methodology that exploited default passwords to form the Carna botnet. The now published analysis suggests that the released data set is authentic and not faked, but also reveals a rather chaotic picture.

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Report Finds NSA Surveillance Harming Journalism and Law
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Government Spying Undermines Media Freedom and Right to Counsel, ACLU- Human Rights Watch Shows July 28, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: media@aclu.org WASHINGTON – Large-scale U.S. surveillance is seriously hampering U.S.-based journalists and lawyers in their work, the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch said in a joint report released today.

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‘Boyfriend No, Only Volleyball’: Kazakh Sportswoman Ignores Marriage Proposals After Going Viral
‘Boyfriend No, Only Volleyball’: Kazakh Sportswoman Ignores Marriage Proposals After Going Viral ‘Boyfriend No, Only Volleyball’: Kazakh Sportswoman Ignores Marriage Proposals After Going Viral

Altynbekova fan art shared on Twitter via @Linear_Brush Since 17-year old Kazakh volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova opened a Twitter account on July 22, partly to counter a number of fake and fan accounts using her name, she has amassed over 23,000 followers. She has been proposed to, turned into an anime character and subjected to mainstream media headlines such as  Kazakh Teen Volleyball Player is Turned On by Her Own Teammates Because She Is So Attractive Nobody Watches the Sport Anymore and  Legs, Volleyball, Babe – Sabina Altynbekova Spikes Media Interest.

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