Re: [governance] VW

2015-09-28 Thread Michael Gurstein
[Orig CCed to -- mod (tb)] David, Let's assume for the moment that we agree that the fundamental and overriding objective is the protection of the public interest in the operation and evolution of the Internet (and not for example as seems to be (or at

Re: Astroturf 'Apptivism' and the 'Sharing Economy' (Mondato)

2015-09-28 Thread Daniel Gonzalez Gasull
On Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 7:05:41 AM UTC-7, patrice wrote: > Original to:Â > > (Bwo Eduard de Jong Frz.) > > ASTROTURF APPTIVISM AND THE SHARING ECONOMY From Wikipedia: "Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of

Re: VW

2015-09-28 Thread Andreas Broeckmann
Am 27.09.15 um 23:09 schrieb Florian Cramer: WWII. As far as I know, all profits that the state of Lower Saxony makes from its remaining 20% share go into the endowment. And, Leuphana is a state university of Lower Saxony. (marginalia) folks, i think this is besides the point,

Re: VW

2015-09-28 Thread Geert Lovink
a fwd. from the rethink uva list (university of amsterdam) /geert From: "Engelen, Ewald" Subject: Re: [Rethink UvA] We can't let VW get away with this Date: 28 September 2015 7:44:04 am GMT+2 Volkswagen is also an aggressive tax evader, using Dutch shell

Re: FW: VW

2015-09-28 Thread Armin Medosch
Hi, Â well said: What VW tells us (and why "motivation" is worth looking at) is that when push comes to shove we really really need some structures of accountability that are responsive to "our", the public's needs and not the shareholders and that multistakeholderism


2015-09-28 Thread patrice
"Bad employees come up with problems - or excuses; good employees come up with solutions" (New Management mantra) Mething Michael was right with asking the question about the internal workings that made the VW clusterf%$#&^*k 'happen'. And I also think it has to be analysed and answered

Extent & mechanisms of censorship

2015-09-28 Thread James Wallbank
Hello Nettimers, There is (or at least there was, until recently) a particular photograph on the internet. Black and white, cropped to an approximately square format. It appears to have been taken with a flash, or supplementary lighting, in a dark interior. The upper right quarter of the