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Navigating the global Internet policy labyrinth
By Editor on 13 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Today, the European Union announced its plans to develop a Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO), an online platform designed to increase global participation in debates and decisions on Internet policies.

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Your presence is required
By arvin on 8 May 2013 | From the channel/s:

This post describes the latest stage in our continuing experiments using open tools and video to support online events and learning.

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A brilliant analysis of North Korea's policies
By Aldo Matteucci on 7 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

I'll be too short, for I'm off and about. I've read this article on North Korea


and I'd recommend it for its content and style. This is how I'd like a diplomatic report, or policy paper, to be orgaized and argued.

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The threat of cyber-attacks
By Stephanie on 6 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

A few days ago, Spanish authorities arrested a 35-year-old Dutchman, a few kilometres north of Barcelona. He is suspected of mounting what is being considered the biggest attack on the Internet in history.

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When you are in a hole – stop digging!
By Aldo Matteucci on 5 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

“Speaking at the Tenth Annual Altegris Conference in Carlsbad, Calif., in front of a group of more than 500 financial advisors and investors, Ferguson responded to a question about Keynes' famous philosophy of self-interest versus the economic philosophy of Edmund Burke, who believed there was a...

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Public speech, private censorship
By Mary on 3 May 2013 | From the channel/s:

'Azerbaijanis better start watching their online language. Any unkind word thrown into cyber space may soon result in a legal action if plans to censor publicly accessible virtual conversations go through.' So reports Giorgi Lomsadze on eurasianet.org.

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Of alpha-bullies, free-riders, and Bernard Machines - 232
By Aldo Matteucci on 3 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

About 6 million years ago, the chimpanzees, the bonobos, and hominids divided up the realm of Pan, their Common Ancestor.

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Generosity as fairness
By Aldo Matteucci on 2 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

Continuing the dialogue on the concept of 'climate refugees'......

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Is it misleading to speak about climate refugees? Of legal concepts, metaphors, and human suffering …
By Katharina Hone on 2 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Climate Change

Who is a refugee? Who should be offered protection from human suffering? Much depends on how we define legal concepts.

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Sexism by category
By Aldo Matteucci on 1 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

A raging row has developed over who is am “American novelist”. The matter is described by James GLIECK http://bit.ly/11B9uRe. I recommend reading the comments as well, for they illuminate the subject matter significantly (as well as the attitudes).