Wiki Loves Monuments… This time Pakistan is in too!

Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan is an online photography competition about cultural heritage sites in Pakistan. It is a part of the international annual photographic competition Wiki Loves Monuments, which is officially the biggest photography competition in the world according to the Guinness World Records and organised worldwide by Wikipedia volunteer editors.

The aim of Wiki . . . → Read More: Wiki Loves Monuments… This time Pakistan is in too!

A scary thought

By Jahanzaib Haque

Here’s a scary thought — the internet is a system of control that is increasingly designed to present a myopic view of the world, using your personal data against you to ensure you get exactly what you want, fulfill all your desires and interests in exchange for ensuring you never encounter any . . . → Read More: A scary thought

Hundreds of websites join the anti PIPA/SOPA protests

WASHINGTON: Wikipedia, Google and hundreds of other websites staged online protests Wednesday against US legislation targeting Internet piracy of movies and music and the sale of counterfeit goods.

Wikipedia shut down the English version of its online encyclopedia for 24 hours to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate . . . → Read More: Hundreds of websites join the anti PIPA/SOPA protests

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