nettime German slumlords in LA

2011-05-21 Thread Patrice Riemens
Bwo INURA list/ Tino Bucholz hi all, the article below I would not not consider unexpected but crucial information on advanced capitalist re/production. so long..tino ** The U.S.: Where Europe comes to slum

Re: nettime Rapture billboard

2011-05-30 Thread Patrice Riemens
does anyone have more info on this Rapture dynamic that happened in USA. is it true that a surprisingly large number of people in the USA belief in rapture snip The 'rapture' monicker (in) itself is fairly old hat in the US, I remember it was a recurrent theme during Reagan's presidency,

nettime Nancy Messieh: Why Egypt wasn’t waiting for WikiLeaks to ignite a revolution (Next Web)

2011-07-13 Thread Patrice Riemens
bwo BytesforAll iac2009 lists/ Fred Noronha Pranesh Prakash From The Next Web: http://goo.gl/pMYJ9 July 10, 2011, Nancy Messieh Why Egypt wasn’t waiting for WikiLeaks to ignite a revolution Ask any Egyptian how much of an influence the Internet was in the nation’s uprising, the first

nettime Chaos Communication Camp 2011: A modern manifest of cyberspace

2011-07-14 Thread Patrice Riemens
(bwo Geert Lovink) http://events.ccc.de/camp/2011/Fahrplan/track/Hacker%20Space%20Program/4451.en.html Chaos Communication Camp 2011 Project Flow Control A modern manifest of cyberspace The internet is dead, long live the internet! The internet is increasingly falling under the control and

Re: nettime Worst Is Yet to Come for News Corp.

2011-07-18 Thread Patrice Riemens
I believe it was the Guardian who have nudged this story along from the beginning... If these folks did (or even I guess, tried to do) the hanky-panky with 9/11 then in their Aussie/Brit journalistic exuberance they surely have touched the third rail. Anyone care to assess the

nettime News and Its Critics (Wall Street Journal Editorial)

2011-07-19 Thread Patrice Riemens
The Wall Street Journal has always done an outstanding job at painting pink what is actually deep and deep blue, but this time it has surely outperformed itself. Or to quote a French quirky phrase much loved by my sister: C'est bien le moment ou les Atheniens s'atteignirent ... bwo the

nettime John McTernan: David Cameron is finished (The Scotsman)

2011-07-23 Thread Patrice Riemens
John McTernan may not get what he (and I) wishes (hence my title in the s/l ;-) but it's a good read. bwo The Guardian's Best of the Rest original to: http://news.scotsman.com/politics/John-McTernan-Loyalty-to-Coulson.6804185.jp John McTernan: Loyalty to Coulson leaves Cameron a lame duck

nettime Felicity Lawrence: A mere state can't restrain a corporation like Murdoch's (The Guardian)

2011-07-28 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jul/28/murdoch-news-corp-banks-transnationals A mere state can't restrain a corporation like Murdoch's Whether News Corp, banks or food giants, transnationals are not so much a state within a state as a power beyond it The deep

nettime J.Houghton C.Oppenheim: The economic implications of alternative publishing models

2011-07-29 Thread Patrice Riemens
Freeley accessible downloadable bwo John Armitage, with thanks http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08109021003676359 Abstract A knowledge economy has been defined as one in which the generation and exploitation of knowledge has come to play the predominant part in the creation of

nettime Penny Red: Panic on the streets of London

2011-08-09 Thread Patrice Riemens
Glued to the Beeb as I have been the last few days, I do have my opinions on the origins and consequences of, tag Anarchy in the UK happening right now, and I triggered a discussion on that subject on the INURA list, where I found ref to this text, which I think is most worthwhile. So no

nettime Burning Man: 'people with money do not wish to stay in a tent' (Wall Street Journal)

2011-09-06 Thread Patrice Riemens
Another great quote: 'Burning Man is like any other community, with a lower class, a midle class, an upper class. Shall we say (another quote, Latin this time) Sic transiit gloria mundi ... ? ;-) --- original to:

nettime Obituary: Michael S. Hart

2011-09-11 Thread Patrice Riemens
bwo Sarai Reader List/ A. Mani -- Read the full version at: http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Michael_S._Hart Excerpt: Obituary for Michael Stern Hart ...Hart was best known for his 1971 invention of electronic books, or

Re: nettime social media murders

2011-09-15 Thread Patrice Riemens
Hi, Arvin Das, in 'The Republic of Bihar' warned that Bihar was our future. Looks more like it's Mexico. Very chilling indeed. Just a little riddel here: It will be nearly impossible to determine if the two victims actually posted anything about cartels on the Internet, as people don't usually

nettime Peter Marcuse on Occupy Wall Street

2011-10-09 Thread Patrice Riemens
bwo INURA list/ PM Friends, I've written a piece on the Occupy Wall Street movement which may be of interest.: Occupy Wall Street: For What, For Whom, Where, Why? It makes 4 points: 1.Occupy Wall Street doesn't make specific demands. Understandably. There is a difference between immediate

Re: nettime Franco Berardi Geert Lovink: A call to the Army of Love and to the Army of Software

2011-10-14 Thread Patrice Riemens
Morlock utters glorious nonsense, as usual, meaning he's right somehow, somewhere, and yet ... (i) the machines have already won. In the Global North we live in a machine ('reality') park. And unlike some other human tribes, we are not very good at taming them. But the machines are sick

nettime Karl Rove: Occupy Wall Street protesters are just plain kooky (WSJ Op-ed)

2011-10-15 Thread Patrice Riemens
Now you're all back from your local 'occupy' demo (I was at the Amsterdam one, which was fun. My favorite placard, featuring the famous Muppet Show character, read: 99% of all cookies are eaten by 1% of the monsters!), you might want some comic relief, graciously provided by Karl Rove, Buba's

Re: nettime Franco Berardi Geert Lovink: A call to the Army of Love and to the Army of Software

2011-10-17 Thread Patrice Riemens
Pace WIRED's famous Generation Equity cover somewhere in the late 90s there is one thing that has remained unchanged during the fast evolution of financial capitalism from an unruly but manageable bourse to a full fledged casino going bananas: small holders stay out or get douzed. So so much for

nettime William Bowles on the revolt of the Middle Class Proletariat

2011-10-21 Thread Patrice Riemens
Bwo Sarai Reader list/ A.Mani http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=vaaid=27157 Occupy The World! To the Barricades Comrades? by William Bowles Four years ago in a Ministry of Defence Review, the Whitehall Mandarins, more astutely than any so-called Lefty, determined the following:

Re: nettime New Book: Internet and Surveillance: The Challenges of Web 2.0 and Social Media

2011-10-21 Thread Patrice Riemens
OK Folks, stop moaning, and Christian Fuchs: here with the file, put'm on some website, pxwd protected if u wish (pxwd available on simple request), and here goes... Public funding = Open Access. always. period. Cheers, p+3D! # distributed via nettime: no commercial use without

Re: nettime Friedrich Kittler

2011-10-29 Thread Patrice Riemens
Smoking is dilitirious to health as we say in India, and apparently also attacks the tolerance system. Cheers, p+3D! On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 10:27:45PM -0400, Jordan Crandall wrote: I too have smoked with Kittler, in the dusty expanse of his Berlin home, replete with its assemblages of

nettime Economist Steve Keen says it all on BBC Hardtalk

2011-12-12 Thread Patrice Riemens
Check this out, then you don't have to listen to me any more ;-) (bwo Michele Schuler, with thanks) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embeddedv=rGkmgnprrIU Really a must see (hear)! (Don't Happy, Be Worry! sang Rambo Amadeus 20 yrs ago ...) Cheers, p+3D! # distributed via

nettime [Fwd: [Nettime-nl] Fwd: Occupy Goes Home (fwd)]

2011-12-16 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original Message Subject: [Nettime-nl] Fwd: Occupy Goes Home (fwd) From:Nictoglobe a.andr...@nictoglobe.com Date:Thu, December 15, 2011 11:03 To: nettime...@nettime.org

nettime Luc Sala: My Mondo2000 Years

2012-01-13 Thread Patrice Riemens
Dutch IT entrepreneur and 'New Edge' evangelist Luc Sala was very much part of the 'digital hippies' scene of the 80s and 90s on the West coasts of both the old and the new continent. You can read the full text of his reminiscences to Mondo2000 here (with new versions as they appear, this is

nettime M. Mills J. Ottino: The Coming Tech-Led Boom (Wall Street Journal) - and more!

2012-02-01 Thread Patrice Riemens
Let's beat the cold (in Europe at least) and inaugurate February with a 'radiant future' piece from our favorite Prawda (back for grabs atop the paperdump container at the economics faculty of the university of Amsterdam, despite the 'paid circulation' scandal of last November ...) Original

nettime Nathan Schneider: Planet Occupy (Harpers Magazine)

2012-02-06 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://harpers.org/archive/2012/01/hbc-90008434 bwo: http://www.nationofchange.org/anonymous-our-future-1328106234 Planet Occupy By Nathan Schneider Imagining an Occupied world I recently learned about a revolutionist pamphlet published last year in Spain called La Carta de los

Re: nettime Company claims ownership of 482 new gTLDs

2012-03-23 Thread Patrice Riemens
Ww! The Return of Paul Garin! (is he still around?) Name.Space was indeed the first thing I tought about when the Unifiedroot story came up: (post to the hippies list) Owner Erik Seeboldt makes a lot of noise, but I don't see any difference with Paul Garin's 'name.space' project (which

nettime The wonderful life of corporate capitalism, part 3198 ... (WSJ, where else?)

2012-03-24 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304636404577297454154404874.html ExecSum: 95% of phone calls billed under the heavilly govt subsidized service for hearing impaired scheme were actually made by Nigerian '419' con-tricksters, 'possibly' with the knowledge of ATT ...

nettime Aklex Shafran: MoMA NY: Rehousing the American Dream

2012-03-27 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.thepolisblog.org/2012/03/new-yorks-moma-rehouses-american-dream.html for nice pics (bwo INURA list/ Roger Keil) MoMA Rehouses the American Dream One would be hard-pressed to find a more jarring juxtaposition to the new exhibit Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream

nettime Michel Bauwens: Scope, not Scale

2012-03-27 Thread Patrice Riemens
From Al-Jazeera site, Independent opinion, 22 Mar 2012 http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/03/2012319125340857774.html Scope, not scale What do medieval monks, Cuban socialists and Wikipedia have in common? Unsustainable economies of scale ought to be replaced by economies of scope,

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

2012-03-30 Thread Patrice Riemens
Back in the late 90s I wrote a piece praising the then almost defunct (and by now dead and burried?) telegraph system (*). Looks like the letter post is headed the same way, as the digital empire is conquering the whole communication realm. The whole communication realm? No, in Florida a small

nettime A Tribute to Ken Livingstone (Left Futures)

2012-05-06 Thread Patrice Riemens
from Michael Edwards: You will probably all know (while now we wait for crucial Greek, French etc elections) that we had some local elections in UK this week. The conservative and 'liberal-democrat' parties which make up the current national coalition government did very badly, Labour (even

Re: nettime Privacy, Moglen, @ioerror, #rp12 (Lascaux)

2012-05-09 Thread Patrice Riemens
Lascaux is far from being low cost/free and with global reach, which I had in mind. Show me someone who contributes to 'social media' today with an eye on recognition 10,000 years from now. Which is what transpired in Lascaux - the style did not change for thousands of years, and very few

Re: nettime nettime-fr has a new start

2012-05-11 Thread Patrice Riemens
maybe some of those can explain /geert Begin forwarded message: From: nettime-fr-requ...@nettime.org Date: 10 May 2012 3:55:34 PM To: ge...@desk.nl Subject: Bienvenue sur la liste Nettime-fr Bienvenue sur la liste nettime...@nettime.org! Nettime-FR renaît en version non modérée. Vous

nettime Rambo Amadeus: Euro-Neuro!

2012-05-25 Thread Patrice Riemens
For some time I have been teasing my few economically literate friends on a possible Grexit Gre-re-entry for Grece's Euro blues, aka the 'Montenegro solution': http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montenegro_and_the_euro In an op-ed in today's issue of Le Monde, that is also, in my view, French

nettime Christine Lagarde on everything and the rest of it (The Guardian)

2012-05-27 Thread Patrice Riemens
[Still someone - maybe Christine - should explain me how a system whereby Central Banks (i.e., in the end 'taxpayers', pace Dmytri ;-) lend zillions to private banks against 1% interest, and these lend that money in their turn to governements (taxpayers again) against 6% or 7%, makes sense.]

nettime Minitel not Dead! (Chris Matyszczyk, Technically Incorrect)

2012-07-08 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-57468085-71/steve-jobs-got-his-inspiration-from-the-french-the-french/?tag=mncol;cnetRiver bwo Antony Antony (HFH) Tags: Technically Incorrect, France, Minitel, Apple, Steve Jobs Steve Jobs got his inspiration from the French?

nettime The ultimate anti-urban shrink fix: go Zombie!

2012-07-13 Thread Patrice Riemens
bwo Le Monde original to: http://www.digitaltrends.com/lifestyle/abandoned-parts-of-detroit-may-be-turned-into-a-zombie-theme-park Abandoned parts of Detroit may be turned into a zombie theme park Natt Garun July 11, 2012 By Natt Garun An ambitious Indiegogo project wants to convert abandoned

nettime Naomi Wolf: This global financial fraud and its gatekeepers (Guardian)

2012-07-15 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/14/global-financial-fraud-gatekeepers for links etc. This global financial fraud and its gatekeepers The media's 'bad apple' thesis no longer works. We're seeing systemic corruption in banking – and systemic collusion By Naomi Wolf

nettime London (pre-)Olympics: Round up ALL the usual suspects! (Guardian)

2012-07-19 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/jul/18/graffiti-artist-adidas-banned-olympic Graffiti artist who worked for Adidas is banned from Olympic Games venues Darren Cullen is also barred from owning paint or using most public transport as part of pre-emptive police crackdown

nettime Gregory M Bernard's ThD thesis on 'Whistleblowing in a Wikileaks World' (ExecSum)

2012-08-03 Thread Patrice Riemens
Gregory M Bernard Whistleblowing in a Wikileaks World A Model for Responsible Disclosure in Homeland Security PhD thesis (March 2012) Naval Postgraduate School (US Navy) Monterey, California Full text thru: http://calhoun.nps.edu/public/handle/10945/6769 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Introduction A

nettime Yousuf Saeed: How to start a riot out of Facebook (Kafila.org)

2012-08-13 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://kafila.org/2012/08/13/how-to-start-a-riot-out-of-facebook-yousuf-saeed/ bwo Sarai Reader List/ author How to start a riot out of Facebook Yousuf Saeed I am utterly shocked and pained to read about the violent rally that many Muslims took out at Azad Maidan in Mumbai on 11

nettime Rachel Silverman: Step Into the Office-Less Company (Wall Street Journal)

2012-09-14 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1872396390443571904577631750172652114.html? Step Into the Office-Less Company How One Tech Firm Manages 123 At-Home Employees Scattered Across 26 Countries and 94 Cities By RACHEL EMMA SILVERMAN The Web-services company Automattic Inc. has 123

nettime WSJ editor: it's the politicians and their mignons, stupid!

2012-09-18 Thread Patrice Riemens
In case u didn't now already: the market, and especially the financial system can regulate itself perfectly, if it could only be left alone! (Take that, Dmytri! ;-) original to: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1872396390444273704577637792879194380.html Speech of the Year A

nettime P2P Foundation: A Synthetic Overview of the Collaborative Economy (new book)

2012-09-26 Thread Patrice Riemens
Bwo Michel Bauwens * Report: A Synthetic Overview of the Collaborative Economy. By Michel Bauwens, Nicolas Mendoza and Franco Iacomella, et al. Orange Labs and P2P Foundation, 2012. URL = http://p2p.coop/files/reports/collaborative-economy-2012.pdf Summary via:

nettime Peter Marcuse: Occupy Sandy and the Occupy Movement]

2012-11-22 Thread Patrice Riemens
bwo INURA list Friends, At Zuccotti Park, there was always a bit of social service involved in the occupation:-- homeless people sheltered, the hungry fed -- but it was ancillary to Occupy's main objectives, which dealt with societal, structural problems. But the reaction to hurricane Sandy,

nettime Richard Waters: Counter-terrorism (tech)tools used to spot fraud at JPMorgan (FT)

2012-12-15 Thread Patrice Riemens
Convergence, anyone? Original to: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/796b412a-4513-11e2-838f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2F6RDsrKL Counter-terrorism tools used to spot fraud By Richard Waters in London (Dec 13, 2012) JPMorgan Chase has turned to technology used for countering terrorism to spot fraud

nettime Parminder Jeet Singh: (ITU,

2013-01-06 Thread Patrice Riemens
Published end of November 2012, but still highly relevant. bwo BytesforAll list) original to: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/hyping-one-threat-to-hide-another/article4140922.ece Hyping one threat to hide another Parminder Jeet Singh The U.S. and dominant global Internet companies fear

nettime Aaron Swartz: Guerilla Open Access Manifesto

2013-01-17 Thread Patrice Riemens
Let us honour Aaron by continuing his work, collectively. Aaron Swartz: Guerilla Open Access Manifesto (https://gist.github.com/4535453) • • Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world’s entire scientific and cultural

nettime Raphael Satter: Minister: Iceland refused to help FBI on

2013-02-02 Thread Patrice Riemens
(bwo Eveline Lubbers) original to: http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/02/01/4592727/minister-iceland-refused-fbi-aid.html Minister: Iceland refused to help FBI on WikiLeaks Posted Friday, Feb. 01, 2013. By RAPHAEL SATTER (Associated Press) LONDON — Iceland's interior minister said Friday that he

nettime Olivier Auber: Network symetry and net neutrality

2013-02-23 Thread Patrice Riemens
Networks symmetry and Net Neutrality by OlivierAuber (watch it on YouTube WTFTalk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8c0sX6j5D_c) Help improving the english speech : http://lite.framapad.org/p/rAgoXE7W1x As you may know,1/4 of the Amazon has been already deforested in order to print reports

Re: nettime Bradley E. Manning's Statement for the Providence Inquiry

2013-03-03 Thread Patrice Riemens
[This is a remarkable statement, coming from a young person who has been facing the most intense pressure over the last two years, which he largely spent in solitary confinement with the perspective of life in prison, or worse. His motivation, as he states it, was revealing the true nature

nettime Elections, Euro-Zone Style (WSJ)

2013-03-03 Thread Patrice Riemens
The Wall Street Journal's editorial take on the lessons of the Italian elections, for what it's worth - but I find it difficult to fault. Elections, Euro-Zone Style There are no angels available to govern, even in Brussels. The inconclusive result in Italy's election this week has sent bond

nettime FT's editorial comment on the Cyprus 'bail-out'

2013-03-18 Thread Patrice Riemens
I've hardly ever read such a scathing editorial, but it's probably apposite to the fact that we're now very well into the real begin of the beginning of the end ... Enjoy! (difficult to xs the FT these days, pay-wall policy rulez. I retrieved it from this site:

Re: nettime Technological Construction of Society

2013-03-29 Thread Patrice Riemens
Mark, Brian, et les autres, E... well, when I was with the PCF, the French Communist Party (NOT! ;-) they had a fine concept (or was it a notion?) that cut thru all these damned complexities. It was called a 'structure a dominance', meaning there were many different causes, yet one, or a

nettime Aakash/OLPC critics and their discontents

2013-03-29 Thread Patrice Riemens
Since I posted Akshat Rathi's op-ed piece in The Hindu on (against) Aakash tablet and, by extention, the OLPC project, I think it's fair to post also the rejoinders that have come on the Bytes4All list (with possibly more to come up, but interested readers may from now on follow it directly on

Re: nettime Last week's massive DDoS attack?

2013-04-04 Thread Patrice Riemens
Gruezi mitenand, Lol! While Brian's question resonates with the usual assumptions about an alleged, and allegedly unitary 'Dutch hackers' movement, Sacha's answer reflects the trademark Dutch argumentative rudeness, something that is not alleged - and very unitary. This being said, 'Dautch

Re: nettime Bitcoin, the end of the Taboo on Money PS

2013-04-08 Thread Patrice Riemens
Hi Keith, et les autres, SPITS, one of our two national (NL) free, big circulation daily newspapers (the other is Metro, exists also in France and SA if I'm not mistaken) had a page long article about Bitcoin (*) today. Well, as they say in Dutch, then you know what time it is ... Cheers, p+4D!

Re: nettime Essay-Grading Software

2013-04-26 Thread Patrice Riemens
Yesterday I watched the before last episode of the Swedish serie Real Humans, on Arte, in French (I am in .fr). Eerie. Made me think of this very issue, where 'Hubos' (Human robots) would presumably make 'automated grading' even more efficient, and acceptable. Ray Kurzweil Zindabad! Over and

nettime Robert H Wade:

2013-05-02 Thread Patrice Riemens
Courtesy of our department of text filtering (aka 'bullshit engineering nettime' -Pit Schutlz). Enjoy, p+4D! original to: http://mondediplo.com/blogs/shouldn-t-pitcairn-really-be-french (the (l)one comment is worth reading too) Shouldn't Pitcairn really be French? by Robert H Wade The

Re: nettime Jaron lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class

2013-05-15 Thread Patrice Riemens
Mark - and others, Whatever the name of the (class) beast, or the nature of the (digital) technology, my only interest is to have the vast majority of the people have a decent, interesting, enjoyable, and healthy life - from birth to death. The present dispensation does not provide for that.

nettime Istanbul/Gezipark: Alex Konrad on how Indiegogo moved into fast gear on the protests (Forbes)

2013-06-05 Thread Patrice Riemens
bwo INURA list original to: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2013/06/04/full-page-ad-inspired-by-turkish-protests-is-one-of-indiegogos-fastest-campaigns-ever/ Full-Page Ad Inspired By Turkish Protests Is One Of Indiegogo's Fastest Campaigns Ever As protests have rocked Turkey over the

Re: nettime dark days

2013-06-12 Thread Patrice Riemens
... It seems like the window for meaningful chance that the crisis opened is closing. And it might be closed for a while. Not sure, Felix. It might very well be the swan song (a very agitated one, I admit) of the old order also. GeziPark, PRISM, ERT shutdown come all as a shock. Shock

nettime Peter Beaumont: Recep Tayyip Erdogan struggles to make sense of Turkey's trauma (Observer/Guardian)

2013-06-16 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/15/erdogan-misses-point-turkish-unite-defend-rights Recep Tayyip Erdogan struggles to make sense of Turkey's trauma After a fortnight of missteps, the prime minister grasps that the protests are harming his regime. But he has not recognised

nettime Leonid Bershidsky: U.S. Surveillance Is Not Aimed at Terrorists (Bloomberg)

2013-06-25 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-23/u-s-surveillance-is-not-aimed-at-terrorists.html U.S. Surveillance Is Not Aimed at Terrorists By Leonid Bershidsky Jun 24, 2013 The debate over the U.S. government’s monitoring of digital communications suggests that Americans are willing

nettime Valerie Plame Wilson, Joe Wilson on 'the NSA's metastasised intelligence-industrial complex' (Guardian)

2013-06-26 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/23/nsa-intelligence-industrial-complex-abuse The NSA's metastasised intelligence-industrial complex is ripe for abuse Where oversight and accountability have failed, Snowden's leaks have opened up a vital public debate on our rights

nettime Jennifer Stisa Granick, Christoper Jon Sprigman: The Criminal NSA (NYT)

2013-06-28 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/28/opinion/the-criminal-nsa.html (bwo Mark T, 'moving from transparency to accountability'...) The Criminal N.S.A. By JENNIFER STISA GRANICK and CHRISTOPHER JON SPRIGMAN THE twin revelations that telecom carriers have been secretly giving the

nettime A discussion with Cryptome (Natsios, Young) about Prism etc. (The Gawker)

2013-06-28 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://gawker.com/a-discussion-with-cryptome-514154708 (bwo Cyberguerilla.org) A Discussion With Cryptome When the Guardian and Washington Post published their blockbuster NSA reports based on Ed Snowden's leaks, journalists lined up conga-style to congratulate them on the scoops.

nettime Kyle Maxwell: DEFCON drama

2013-07-11 Thread Patrice Riemens
Maybe read this background article first: http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/07/for-first-time-ever-feds-asked-to-sit-out-defcon-hacker-conference/ DEFCON drama 2013-07-10 by Kyle Maxwell original to: https://overhack.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/defcon-drama/ So The Dark Tangent posted tonight

nettime Jakob Augstein: Obama's Soft Totalitarianism: Europe Must Protect

2013-07-16 Thread Patrice Riemens
Article is exactly one month old, but still very relevant. original to: http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/europe-must-stand-up-to-american-cyber-snooping-a-906250.html Obama's Soft Totalitarianism: Europe Must Protect Itself from America A Commentary by Jakob Augstein Is Barack Obama

nettime John Naughton: Edward Snowden's not the story. The fate of the

2013-07-28 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/jul/28/edward-snowden-death-of-internet Edward Snowden's not the story. The fate of the internet is John Naughton The Observer, Sunday 28 July 2013 The press has lost the plot over the Snowden revelations. The fact is that the net is

Re: nettime unique German insight (extraordinair)

2013-07-29 Thread Patrice Riemens
Yeah, there are definitely good reasons to let the Nazis bury the Nazis, even when the parallels become too forcefull and hence the analogy too tempting - especially then. In that case, history does not repeat itself as a farce, and thus deserves a better treatment. Interestingly enough, Goodwin's

nettime Deborah Orr: What does idealism get you today? Abuse, derision, or sometimes prison (Guardian)

2013-08-07 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/03/what-does-idealism-get-you What does idealism get you today? Abuse, derision, or sometimes prison By Deborah Orr, The Guardian, Saturday 3-5 August 2013 From Bradley Manning to the Jane Austen banknote campaigners to 'outsider

nettime After Lavabit, Silent Circle ...

2013-08-09 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://silentcircle.wordpress.com/2013/08/09/to-our-customers/ To our Members: Silent Circle has preemptively discontinued Silent Mail service to prevent spying. We designed our phone, video, and text services (Silent Phone, Text and Eyes) to be completely end-to-end

nettime Alan Rusbridger: David Miranda, schedule 7 and the danger that all reporters now face (Guardian)

2013-08-20 Thread Patrice Riemens
David Miranda, schedule 7 and the danger that all reporters now face As the events in a Heathrow transit lounge – and the Guardian offices – have shown, the threat to journalism is real and growing By Alan Rusbridger, The Guardian, Monday 19 August 2013 In a private viewing cinema in Soho

nettime Jay Rosen: Conspiracy to commit journalism (PressThink Blog)

2013-08-28 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://pressthink.org/2013/08/conspiracy-to-commit-journalism/ Conspiracy to commit journalism Aug. 20, 2013. “If sunlight coalitions are to succeed, they won’t succeed by outwitting surveillance. Not better technology, but greater legitimacy is their edge.” Alan-RusbridgerThe mood

nettime Barbara Garson: Abracadabra: you're a part-timer (Monde Diplomatique Blog)

2013-09-05 Thread Patrice Riemens
Ater Jaron Lanier's disapearance of the middle-class jobs, it's a kind of 'You ain't seen nuthin' yet!' ... original to: http://mondediplo.com/openpage/abracadabra-you-re-a-part-timer Abracadabra: you’re a part-timer How corporate America used the great recession to turn good jobs into bad

nettime L. Gordon Crovitz: Trying (again) to Freeze the Internet (WSJ)

2013-09-18 Thread Patrice Riemens
OK, I ( you probably too) thought I/we understood the frontlines on the issue of Net Neutrality: IETF (Engineers), academics, the informed public (you me): in favor - in fact: non negotiable. Against: uggly capitalists and assorted running dogs of big corporations. Unsure (yet): political

nettime John Lanchester on the Snowden files (Guardian)

2013-10-04 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/03/edward-snowden-files-john-lanchester The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ When the Guardian offered John Lanchester access to the GCHQ files, the journalist and novelist was initially unconvinced. But

nettime Pascal Zachary: Rules for the Digital Panopticon (IEEE)

2013-10-10 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/rules-for-the-digital-panopticon Rules for the Digital Panopticon The technologies of persistent surveillance can protect us only if certain boundaries are respected By G. Pascal Zachary (Posted 20 Sep 2013) For centuries, we humans

nettime Book Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers (NYT)

2013-10-14 Thread Patrice Riemens
original to: http://nyti.ms/1akhmcT A Novel Prompts a Conversation About How We Use Technology By JULIE BOSMAN and CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Has Dave Eggers written a parable of our time, an eviscerating takedown of Silicon Valley and its privacy-invading technology companies? Or has he missed his

nettime Christian Fuchs interview by Pasko Bilic on Media studies, Marx, Castells, Jenkins, PRISM, Occupy, etc. etc.

2013-10-21 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://fuchs.uti.at/959/ ?Castells and Jenkins: ? these approaches are terribly flawed?: An interview with Christian Fuchs Conducted by Pasko Bilic First published on the Sociologija Media Blog An interview covering topics such as critical media and communication studies, media

nettime John Naughton: Edward Snowden: public indifference is the real

2013-10-25 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/20/public-indifference-nsa-snowden-affair John Naughton The Observer, Sunday 20 October 2013 Edward Snowden: public indifference is the real enemy in the NSA affair Most people don't seem to worry that government agencies are

nettime Chris Hedge: Our Invisible revolution

2013-10-28 Thread Patrice Riemens
Our Invisible Revolution http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/our_invisible_revolution_20131028/ Posted on Oct 28, 2013 By Chris Hedges “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?”

nettime Misha Glenny: The Snowden leaks have weakened American control of

2013-10-29 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/007c7ed2-3d60-11e3-9928-00144feab7de.html Leaks have weakened American control of the web By Misha Glenny, Financial Times, Oct 28, 2013. Edward Snowden’s actions are transforming global communications policy, says Misha Glenny From the moment they

nettime Russell Brand: We deserve more from our democratic system

2013-11-06 Thread Patrice Riemens
Since I am rather 'nyekoultourniye' when it comes to pop music, I had never heard of Russell Brand till Vesna 'Becha' Manojlovic attended me to him. A famous pop star, known by millions, now turned eloquent, hard-hitting critic of 'the system': how long now till the walls of Jericho will crumble?

nettime Stephen Foley: Bitcoin needs to learn from past e-currency

2013-11-30 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/6d51117e-5806-11e3-a2ed-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2m82EZsOg Bitcoin needs to learn from past e-currency failures By Stephen Foley A pile of Bitcoin slugs sit in a box ready to be minted by Software engineer Mike Caldwell in his shop in Sandy, Utah on

Re: nettime a free letter to the creative commons and for the

2013-12-01 Thread Patrice Riemens
Re: On 30/11/13 20:01, Özgür K. wrote: a free letter to the creative commons and for the consideration of authors choosing non-commercial and no derivatives licenses; a free letter to the free software movement thanks for your great work you seem to agree with some aspects of

nettime L. Gordon Crovitz: Jimmy Carter's Costly Patent Mistake (WSJ)

2013-12-19 Thread Patrice Riemens
Original to: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303293604579252662325112076 Jimmy Carter's Costly Patent Mistake By L. Gordon Crovitz His 1979 proposal has led to ill-conceived protection for software ideas and a tidal wave of litigation. Washington doesn't agree on much, but

nettime Pukhraj Singh: Hacking Indian journalism for fun and profit

2013-12-27 Thread Patrice Riemens
ExecSum (by author): A critical inquiry into the ever-present media metanarrative and the esotericism of conversations in a brave, new and inordinately connected world. A comparative assessment of the dynamics which may affect Indian journalism, post-Tehelka. A unique take on the inherent

nettime Rory Stewart MP: The secret of modern Britain is there is no

2014-01-06 Thread Patrice Riemens
From our 'audi et alteram partem' department. Any pronouncement by Rory Stewart MP that might apply unchanged to the world of art/cult/academia is of course purely coincidental ... Original to (4 interesting links): http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jan/03/rory-stewart-interview Rory

Re: nettime Harassing People for Watching a Movie in a Cinema

2014-01-23 Thread Patrice Riemens
Quoth William Waites: It's disappointing that the writer was intimidated into giving up all of his memories to the police in order to clear his name under a presumption of guilt. It's also disappointing to hear that being told he was not under arrest he didn't just ask for his stuff back

nettime Ippolita Collective: In the Facebook Aquarium

2014-02-03 Thread Patrice Riemens
/ Translated by Patrice Riemens This translation project is supported and facilitated by: The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/portal/) The Antenna Foundation, Nijmegen (http://www.antenna.nl - Dutch site) (http

nettime Ippolita Collective: In the Facebook Aquarium (Part One, #2, 1)

2014-02-05 Thread Patrice Riemens
by Patrice Riemens This translation project is supported and facilitated by: The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/portal/) The Antenna Foundation, Nijmegen (http://www.antenna.nl - Dutch site) (http://www.antenna.nl

nettime Ippolita Collective: in the Face Book Aquarium, Part One section 2,

2014-02-11 Thread Patrice Riemens
on 'translation (in English) ;-) [5] Stefano Boni, Cuture e Poteri (Culture and Power), Milano, Eleuthera 2011, p29-33. - Translated by Patrice Riemens This translation project is supported and facilitated by: The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University

nettime Ippolita Collective: In the Facebook Aquarium, Part One Section 4,

2014-02-15 Thread Patrice Riemens
and trees, and raise cattle as well. The produces so 'obtained' can be gifted, bartered, sold, and bought. (to be continued) - Translated by Patrice Riemens This translation project is supported and facilitated by: The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University

nettime We are all Ibus, and Basta! The 2013 P.M. (Bolo'bolo) interview

2014-02-17 Thread Patrice Riemens
) by Patrice Riemens Vogogna-Ossola, February 16, 2014. # distributed via nettime: no commercial use without permission # nettime is a moderated mailing list for net criticism, # collaborative text filtering and cultural politics of the nets # more info: http://mx.kein.org/mailman/listinfo/nettime-l

nettime Ippolita Collective, In the Facebook Aquarium, Part One, Section 5,

2014-02-21 Thread Patrice Riemens
to Inner Space, New World, May 1962. - this is also what Paul Virilio refers to as 'endo-colonisation' (-transl) - Translated by Patrice Riemens This translation project is supported and facilitated by: The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University of Applied

Re: nettime MoneyLab material #2: Robin Hood Minor Asset

2014-02-21 Thread Patrice Riemens
Re: What is Robin Hood Minor Asset Management? Our cooperative was established in 2012 based on detailed analysis and understanding of the imitative nature of the financial market and to challange the big banks and their elite asset management business. ... Here for a slightly less fuzzy

nettime Ippolita Collective, In the Facebook Aquarium, Part One, Section 5,

2014-02-22 Thread Patrice Riemens
will totally reconfigure the net itself, and thus constitutes a radical act of creation. For a first approach on this cf. Laszlo Barabasi, Link. La scienza delle reti, Torino, Einaudi, 2004. - Translated by Patrice Riemens This translation project is supported

nettime Ippolita Collective, In the Facebook Aquarium, Part One, Section 5,

2014-02-25 Thread Patrice Riemens
been totally robbed of our personal data. - Translated by Patrice Riemens This translation project is supported and facilitated by: The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/portal/) The Antenna

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