Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 21, 2018
Their Interent or Ours?

Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Date Written:  2018-04-21
Publisher:  Connexions
Year Published:  2018
Resource Type:  Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number:  CX22149

The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge corporations, working hand-in-glove with governments which want to suppress opposition and alternatives. What can we do about it? Is it our Internet or theirs?



From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
The War Against "Fake News" is a War on Us
The conspiracy to censor the Internet
Cowardly New World: Alternative Media Under Attack by Algorithms
Surveillance Self-Defense
Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft

Topic of the Week: Open Source Software
Website of the Week: Free Software Foundation
Book of the Week: Ours to Hack and To Own: The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet
Organizing: For an international coalition to fight Internet censorship

People's History: Aaron Swartz and the Fight for Free Information
From the Archives: Harold Pinter's 2005 Nobel Lecture on Art, Truth & Politics

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