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Cybersecurity bill passes, Obama threatens veto - 1 views

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    This is the latest update on The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
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The $6 million Kickstarter watch - 0 views

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    While I'm not sure if anyone in this group would actually want to buy this, this watch connects with smart phones and continues to blur lines between genres of accessories
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E-book release for film scripts - 0 views

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    "The e-books include items such as the shooting script, production notes, storyboards and on-set photographs."
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Will Apple suit mean cheaper e-books? - 0 views

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    This article looks at how lowering e-book prices now could lead to less competition and consequently the danger of prices rising in the future.
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Nye: Cyber war and peace - Global Public Square - CNN.com Blogs - 0 views

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    Nye, who argues that "the diffusion of power away from governments is one of this century's great political shifts", looks at the implications of cyber wars on the security budget as well as international relations within the political context.
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Wikipedia and the Republican primary: How the candidates' pages changed during the nomi... - 0 views

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    This is a module that traces the evolution of the Republican candidates' Wikipedia pages during the course of the primaries. Some of the yahoo user comments at the bottom of the page are quite entertaining too
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Maryland To Ban Employers From Asking For Facebook, Twitter Passwords - 0 views

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    Lawmakers are finally putting a stop to this practice. Since we broached the topic of rhetorical strategies in making arguments in class, the argument one law expert makes is interesting: ""It lays down boundaries on what you can and can't do. It takes a gray area and makes a bright line ... The bill is a win for employees who want to protect their data security and their personal content passwords. But it's also a win for employers. ... Employers don't want to have access to this content. With access comes responsibility."
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Google CEO defends privacy change - 0 views

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    The new Google CEO, who has been on the job for a year talks about the privacy policy which garnered a lot of criticism. Interestingly and not surprisingly, he presents this case a week before the announcement of Google's first quarter earnings
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Google+ relaxes real name policy - 0 views

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    Questions of names and online identity come up in this article, which talks about how Google Plus has changed its policy of requiring people to use their real names when registering for accounts.
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YouTube copyright lawsuit back on - 0 views

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    This is the latest on the Google/Viacom copyright issue over videos on youtube.
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Facebook: Employers risk lawsuit - 1 views

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    This is an article that responds to some of the issues brought up last class (March 20) about employers asking for facebook passwords.
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Have online comment sections become 'a joke'? - CNN.com - 0 views

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    This is a critique of comments that users make in response to news items. It speaks to some of the readings.
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SpoolCast: Crumlish and Malone Design the Social In » UIE Brain Sparks - 1 views

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    This is a podcast-interview of Crumlish and Malone, whom we will be reading in a few weeks. It's a bit long, but if you get the time you can listen to a few parts of it.
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Tim Berners-Lee and the Semantic Web - 0 views

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    This is a page off the official website of Tim Berners-Lee, and here he explains the Semantic Web, which involves "using the WWW infrastructure to create a global, decentralized, weblike mesh of machine-processable knowledge."
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FBI director: Cyber-threats will become top worry - 1 views

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    As the parameters of cultural capital changes and cyber-literacy assumes central stage, security agencies such as the FBI also take note and understand that they have to re-adjust to cater to the threat that hackers pose.
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How to remove your Google Web Data History - 0 views

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    Even though Dibs is right in saying that erasing your history does not essentially change anything, if you want to access a utopian fantasy, this could be helpful.
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Google change 'breaches EU law' - 0 views

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    This blurb is from the BBC: The new privacy policy is rolling out around the world on 1 March Changes made by Google to its privacy policy are in breach of European law, the EU's justice commissioner has said. Viviane Reding told the BBC that authorities found that "transparency rules have not been applied".
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Twitter to sell users' old tweets to marketers - CNN.com - 1 views

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    I think the title speaks for itself, and has some convergence with "Every Contact Leaves a Trace" by Kirschenbaum
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The Babysitter by Robert Coover - 0 views

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    Here is a link to the short story "The Babysitter" by Robert Coover, mentioned by Hayle, which in her words, "pushes toward hypertext by juxtaposing contradictory and nonsequential events, suggesting many simultaneously existing time lines and narrative unfoldings" (74). You could skim it sometime :)
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BARTHES - FROM WORK TO TEXT - ROLAND BARTHES - ATHENAEUM LIBRARY OF PHILOSOPHY - 0 views

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    This is an online summary of Roland Barthes's "From Work to Text", which you can skim as you read Hayles's article.
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