Re: nettime Mocking the Arts Establishment? In Italy it can be an expensive ordeal.

2011-07-08 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 06.07.2011 17:50, schrieb marc garrett: Mocking the Arts Establishment? In Italy it can be an expensive ordeal. To act illegal is allways a risk. Artists are not priviledged. To mock the establishment is perfectly ok, Italy has a tradition of that, Dario Fo etc, so what were the details

Re: nettime Emblem for the International Criminal Court: Iustitiae Languor

2011-08-03 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 02.08.2011 15:08, schrieb Tjebbe van Tijen: Indictment for Gaddafi but not (yet) for Assad makes one wonder It is NOT the business of the ICC to protect human rights but to punish certain crimes and those crimes are in the same sphere of international politics as the UNSC and Assad.

Re: nettime [sondh...@panix.com: WHAT'S HAPPENING TO US? / The Sound of Irene]

2011-08-29 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Dear Alan, Am 28.08.2011 11:32, schrieb nettime's_digestive_system: Please look at http://www.alansondheim.org/skypejunk.jpg Why cant you ignore it??? http://www.alansondheim.org/irene5.mp3 I am trying to reverse engeneer the original: The meter records very low frequency audio,

Re: nettime My Lawyer is an Artist

2011-11-15 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Hi Am 11.11.2011 14:23, schrieb Aymeric Mansoux: It is in fact a crucial stage. By doing so, the author allows her or his work to interface with a system inside which it can be freely exchanged, modified and distributed. The freedom of this work is not to be misunderstood with gratis and

nettime From the brave new world

2012-01-28 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
From the brave new world Fatemah Farag http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/1079 I am in Dubai. At the Atlantis Hotel, to be precise, where top Arab media professionals are meeting over aquamarine and orange carpets, under sea-shell motif chandeliers at the invitation of the Dubai Press

Re: nettime What do you think about .art?

2012-03-08 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
IMHO one should never call oneself an artist, .art is .kitsch Only onthers may call one an artist. Well, it could be a space of art-dealers (behind bars!), but that would give it some drive into .art and not.art, which could ne the most important domainname, that I claim here and now as a

Re: nettime What do you think about .art?

2012-03-10 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
On the other hand it could be a good way to dicuss what is non.art etc. The internet is a game, H. Am 09.03.2012 21:52, schrieb Rob Myers: On 08/03/12 16:13, miltosmane...@gmail.com wrote: I absolutely agree. .art is simply ridiculous, who wants to be called .art? Various of my bots, and

Re: nettime The (Letter-) Post Office's last stand ... in Florida(WSJ)

2012-04-02 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Erich M. wrote: On 03/30/2012 01:57 PM, John Young wrote: The postal system remains the most secure public communication system for all its faults and invasive letter opening and craven cooperation with official spies and their corporate cohorts. Servus John et al, Ack to all you wrote

Re: nettime stories of boats4 people

2012-07-15 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 14.07.2012 22:28, schrieb Geert Lovink: ... Last year, in March 2011, 63 people who had left Tripoli in the attempt to reach the Southern shores of Italy, died after drifting for 14 days at sea. This incident occurred during the international military intervention in Libya and as such in

Re: nettime Naomi Wolf: This global financial fraud and its gatekeepers (Gu...

2012-07-19 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Shure, but psychology plays a role in those wars as well. The psychologty of terror. Of permanent war without end. Interests and drones everywhere. See also the psychology of the renaming of the Westbank Syria is a very good example as well. Are there freedom lovers against a bloody dictator or

Re: nettime NSA-spying-on-Europe outrage somewhat disingenuous

2013-07-02 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 02.07.2013 07:28, schrieb Marko Peljhan: Heiko, great that you pointed out to this legal brief which is a fantastic, albeit a bit heavy legal read. Well, it is a decision by the German Federal Constitutional Court and I think the case shows that it is basically all very trivial. We cannot

Re: nettime John Naughton: Edward Snowden: public indifference

2013-10-27 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Very good question. And why is the NSA bad? I read their budged and I liked it. Am 26.10.2013 20:44, schrieb morlockel...@yahoo.com: Why is surveillance bad? How does it affect one's life in unambiguous terms? What really happens to the victims of surveillance? They dont have to write CVs

Re: nettime Hans Magnus Enzensberger: Rules for the digital world

2014-03-11 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Andreas: can be effective in any way if performed in such privatistic ways as suggested in HME's rules.) Thats what I thought too -- and I think it is completely impossible and not even a topic worth to be discussed. The article was not even good as a shameless plug for this terrible

nettime Some remarks on the Kremlin's Side in the case of the Krimean peninsula

2014-04-01 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Hi, somebody from Hungary broadcasted some article in Foreign Affairs on the Krimean crisis and more all over Europe and beyond. On Spectre and on Nettime he linked the many sympathies for Putin in Europe, Pussy Riot is megaout in Berlin, to the rise of far-right-parties after the weak performance

Re: nettime MI5 spied on leading British historians for decades

2014-10-25 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Where is the problem? They were important enough that the MI5 was interested in their work. We live in a world of narratives and history is one of them. Everybody is playing the legitimity-game maybe because nobody has anymore any, so it was the duty of the MI5 to defend the UKs narrative. The

Re: nettime internet tax .hu

2014-11-01 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Hi, I am very sorry but this tax is not really much, the other side had allready proposed it, it was a left idea, whatever right and left still mean, and democracy is a very big word. Why do you blame the state for the fact that there is no real opposition in more serious questions? Maybe you

Re: nettime 'fuck europe!' then what?

2014-11-21 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 20/11/14 12:42, schrieb Alex Foti: Europe is not a good sell. Not in Western Europe, not in Eastern Europe, and most particularly on the left, where accusations of eurocentrism and denunciations of the arbitrary political notion of Europe (where does it end? when did it start?) abound. The

Re: nettime New Pentagon manual declares journalists can be enemy

2015-08-22 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 21/08/15 um 19:44 schrieb nettime's_man_in_the_middle: The manual, for example, states that the only population that is due a warning of attack is civilians. The leaflets again. Those warning are necessary, but they dont change the proportionality of an attack, how many collateral damages

Re: nettime Germans begin the looting of Greece

2015-08-24 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 23/08/15 um 21:52 schrieb nettime's avid reader: The war is over; let the occupation begin. My friend from the Mojave-desert, a Greek Turk from a jewish family, expelled from Turkey to San Francisco in the 1920s, painted anyther picture last week in Berlin. The poor Greeks suffer in a

Re: nettime Franco Berardi 'Bifo': I refuse to visit Germany [two

2015-07-26 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Dear all, Am 24/07/15 um 12:50 schrieb nettime's msg collector: The heirs of the Hitlerian regime think they have the right to demand the punishment and impoverishment of Greek people (and of Italian Spanish Portuguese, Irish and French people) for the sake of the principle that rules cannot be

Re: nettime Germans begin the looting of Greece

2015-08-24 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 24/08/15 um 09:37 schrieb Heiko Recktenwald: Am 23/08/15 um 21:52 schrieb nettime's avid reader: The war is over; let the occupation begin. My friend from the Mojave-desert, a Greek Turk from a jewish family, expelled from Turkey to San Francisco in the 1920s, painted anyther picture

Re: what if we were all right but all wrong?

2015-08-31 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 30/08/15 um 18:20 schrieb Eric Beck: > So while this new red-brown alliance might be effective, it's worth > asking who will benefit by being "half right." Doubtful it will be > migrants. The prospects for women, children, and queers is unlikely to > be too sunny under the rule of "right wing

Re: VW

2015-10-03 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 25/09/15 um 21:01 schrieb t byfield: > A few thoughts about the VW scandal > > The VW scandal may not seem very nettimish, but I'll argue that it is. > This'll take a while, because it is, as they say now, #epic. If you're > interested, read on. I completely agree but for a completely

Re: nettime-l Digest, Vol 97, Issue 7

2015-10-06 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
We had this Abu Graib high art discussion allready some years ago after Boteros works that were honest IMHO and just in time. Prompt, adequat and effectiv as far as art can be effectiv at all. It was Boteros language. He cpould not say it better. What Laurie Anderson does is just an

Re: Guardian > Pilkington: 4 ex-drone ops: drones are a

2015-11-21 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 19/11/15 um 17:25 schrieb nettime's_omniscient_narrator: > < > http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/18/obama-drone-war-isis-recruitment-tool-air-force-whistleblowers > > <...> > >Bryant accepted that there was no negotiating with extreme, violent >terrorists of the type that

Re: geography of copyright

2016-07-21 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Sorry, I overlooked it: Am 19/06/16 um 14:46 schrieb Patrice Riemens: > On 2016-06-18 20:00, Heiko Recktenwald wrote: >> but the publishers in the East >> did trash their nicenst new books out of fear. >> >> H. >> > > And then, weren't a lot of Ossi-printed

Re: Perceptual Deception

2016-07-08 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
There must be more sensors for other "senses". Why not put some radar into it as well? Sonar, whatever. And the problem has gone without WWI. Pual Klee did start as a painter for this kind of airplane, btw. Best, H. Am 07/07/16 um 08:31 schrieb nettime's avid reader: > Robot War and the Future

Re: Digital leftism in a globalised world?

2017-01-29 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 28/01/17 um 08:40 schrieb Alexander Bard: >Because if it can be saved we can discuss taxation rather than trade >barriers. Distributed wealth is way way more benefitial for an >egalitarian society than trade barriers ever could be. And I insist on >that stance until I have seen

Re: A FIELD GUIDE TO THE SNOWDEN FILES > new BG, book out

2017-06-11 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 10/06/17 um 18:51 schrieb Heiko Recktenwald: > Am 09/06/17 um 13:02 schrieb Kristoffer Gansing: >> C'mon guys - has nettime really sunk so low as to offer such troll > Two argumenti ad hominem in one line -- and I Sorry, "he", which whom I could identify somehow easil

Re: A FIELD GUIDE TO THE SNOWDEN FILES > new BG, book out

2017-06-11 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 09/06/17 um 13:02 schrieb Kristoffer Gansing: > C'mon guys - has nettime really sunk so low as to offer such troll Two argumenti ad hominem in one line -- and I did nothing but to ask for a free PDF whoch is a reasonable question. How high is Transmediale? But i agree that the many old works

Re: Catalonia and mainstream opinion

2017-10-07 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 07/10/17 um 11:22 schrieb i...@conservas.tk: > In first place the most iconic moment for democracy is voting and the > media don't cover that well. That's (in my view) because we are not in > democracies anymore since long time ago. Sorry, there is no democracy outside of the constitution of

Re: please read - and how can this possibly be combatted?

2018-05-05 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Alan, Am 05/05/18 um 04:53 schrieb Alan Sondheim: > >> Isnt that in the story of the Tower of Babel? Maybe we should read it >> again. > > or the opposite, every thing and every one speaking exactly the same > digital terrain, the same protocols. even in one of 'my' areas of > interest,

Re: here we go again -

2018-06-13 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Sat, 5 May 2018, Heiko Recktenwald wrote: > >> Alan, >> >> Am 05/05/18 um 04:53 schrieb Alan Sondheim: >>> >>>> Isnt that in the story of the Tower of Babel? Maybe we should read it >>>> again. >>> >>> or the opposite, every thi

Re: please read - and how can this possibly be combatted?

2018-05-03 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
On Sat, 28 Apr 2018, sebast...@rolux.org wrote:: > compare, and should not be compared. But it's not hate speech that > worries me, it's the languages of desire, and what becomes of them > once they enter the grid of two hundred million. (9) Google "Jessi > Slaughter", for starters Am 28/04/18

Re: What does Trump get right?

2018-08-03 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 03/08/18 um 09:04 schrieb Brian Holmes: > But don't do it on Facebook, even if the actual human beings you love > are posting their children's pictures there. Because if you do, you > will contribute one more neuron to the marriage of the surveillance > state and monopoly capital. You can use

Re: "THERE IS NO PEACE WITHOUT DIGITAL PEACE" (Micosoft)

2018-12-08 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
They are activ with this topic since two years or so. First in questions of law of armed conflict (LOAC), autonomous weapon systems, man in the loop or not. And the general topic that you quoted. But be real, what a blabla. People have no voice in such questions that are decided by states. As in

Re: notes from Brexania in limbo...

2019-01-27 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 18/01/19 um 16:48 schrieb James Wallbank: > > Thanks for this summary David, I'd suggest that it's broadly accurate. > > Some of you may have noticed that Brexit has pretty much incinerated > my social media presence (which used to focus on the impacts of > digital engagement and transformation

Re: notes from Brexania in limbo...

2019-01-28 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Dear all, Am 28/01/19 um 07:15 schrieb Patrice Riemens: << True democracy is direct democracy, difficult to handle as it is. Representative democracy, unless representatives are kept at a short leash by their constituents - never mind how representative a first pass the post system is - is a

Re: notes from Brexania in limbo...

2019-01-28 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 18/01/19 um 12:08 schrieb David Garcia: > > Finaly its a pity all these thinkers I am referencing are men.. How > much of these neo-nationalist pathologies are man made…? There is no difference. I have a brother in London with a small freehold house and family and the mother of the best

Re: rage against the machine

2019-03-30 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Dear all, the days of "direct democracy" v. "the few" are over. The days of a "movement" without "momentum". Why should the "vote" of "the people" matter? All talk as the Don would say. Am 30/03/19 um 22:20 schrieb John Young: > Was it not long known all communication is pornographic? Otherwise

Re: No evidence of digital wrong-doing...

2019-02-02 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Mystics. And different registers. IMHO you should also put the idea of "representativ democracy" v. "direct democracy" into question. The idea that the parliament is an enemy of the people is strange. It is first of all the enemy of the gouvernement. Whatever should be regulated by "direct

Re: Fwd: Who’s *really* backing Boris?

2019-06-14 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Those examples dont convince me. He is surprisingly well organised. My anwser is "fox, fox, fox". As in Ernst Jandel and dope. And I tell them: remove the hunting ban first. H. << Onderwerp: openDemocracy has just revealed that the two frontrunners, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, have

Re: The Guardian analysis/ Julian Borger on Assange's new indictment

2019-05-24 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Dear John and all, Am 24/05/19 um 13:22 schrieb John Young: > So too for researchers, academics, NGOs, even, pardon rudeness, these > very strutting, cowardly, verbose, media-quoting fora. But it was a very good article. And, as the black poet Amiri Baraka aka Leroy Jones once said: "You

Re: Nettime is in bad shape. Let's see if we can change it.

2019-07-07 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 07/07/19 um 14:08 schrieb John Preston: > I am interested in build a new computer that is drastically simpler than > what we currently have, and with some different things to focus on in > its design (eg computer as a document system before a calculator). Isnt that something like WWW v.

Re: Not Brexit

2019-04-09 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 08/04/19 um 16:57 schrieb David Garcia: > Appologies to Morlock who rightly berated those of us obsessed with arcane > and ridiculous parliamentary shenanigans of a small or medium size country of > diminishing relevance. So yes I do struggle to understand my own obsession. > Except to say

Re: Nettime is in bad shape. Let's see if we can change it.

2019-07-06 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 04/07/19 um 02:57 schrieb BishopZ: > Open Archives in return could lead > to legal risks in Germany, what do you do as a mailing list admin when > you face court injunctions to remove copyrighted or defamatory content > from list archives etc. You simply can't risk to let removed content pop >

Re: Should use mobile phone data to monitor public health

2020-03-23 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 22/03/20 um 20:33 schrieb Ana Peraica: > I can here imagine benefits in tracing victims in these unstable > times (severe weather, earthquakes for example), but also at moment > electronic monitoring of self-isolated COVID patients, not obeying > the command to quarantine, but also migrant

Re: The Left Needs a New Strategy

2021-01-15 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 11/01/21 um 13:59 schrieb Frank Rieger: > China is just another imperialist racist state that happens to be the enemy > of the other large imperialist racist state, the US. I can understand the > need for a shining beacon of hope for the left. China & Co. are not it. Isnt that life as usual?

Re: Stop the Steal

2020-12-28 Thread Heiko Recktenwald
Am 16/11/20 um 19:22 schrieb Flick Harrison: The number of left anti-vaxxers I’ve encountered lately is indeed disheartening.  A feminist woman I know weaves her critique of the patriarchal medical system seamlessly towards the conclusion that vaccines are a form of assault on women. The