Links from 2014-05-11
Against the instrumental argument for surveillance - ‘Cybersecurity’ begins with integrity, not surveillanceThere no longer is a meaningful distinction between the digital world and the physical world. Your public transit rides, your love notes, your working notes and your letters home from your journeys are now part of the global mesh of electronic communications. The inability to live and love, to experiment and err, without oversight, is wrong because it’s wrong, not because it doesn’t catch bad guys.
Putin Requires Russian Bloggers to Register with the GovernmentWidely known as the „bloggers law,” the new Russian measure specifies that any site with more than 3,000 visitors daily will be considered a media outlet akin to a newspaper and be responsible for the accuracy of the information published. Besides registering, bloggers can no longer remain anonymous online, and organizations that provide platforms for their work such as search engines, social networks and other forums must maintain computer records on Russian soil of everything posted over the previous six months.
Beyond net neutrality: The new battle for the future of the internetThe bottom line is that network neutrality advocates will need to broaden their thinking to respond effectively to the internet’s changing structure. Merely banning fast lanes isn’t going to accomplish much if the largest ISPs are allowed to sell new private roads.
Twitter / JPBarlowThe AI does not love you, nor does it hate you, but you are made out of atoms it might find useful for something else. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
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