Internet and the Tsunami we’ve been underestimating

reads the caption under the image depicting a group of protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks and holding both humorous and denunciatory signs, “The internet is here”. The caption not only conveys the sentiment that drove US congressmen to drop their support of the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) andPIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act) bills, but can also be . . . → Read More: Internet and the Tsunami we’ve been underestimating

Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge

“Ultimately, a right step in the wrong direction.”

Firstly, let’s not get emotional. There are many downsides to a World with free knowledge, for instance, infringement of intellectual property rights. Random Facebook users have been known to create pages like ‘Hotties of Pakistan’ with photographs only your friends were supposed to have access to and . . . → Read More: Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge

What is the problem with PIPA and SOPA

You may have heard debates about two bills currently being debated in Congress: the misleadingly named “Stop Online Privacy Act” (or SOPA for short) and Protect IP Act (PIPA). We’re encouraged by the White House’s recent statement refusing to support parts of this legislation that inhibit innovation and take too broad strokes against website owners, . . . → Read More: What is the problem with PIPA and SOPA