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Rebecca MacKinnon é 2 Free download Free download ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free é Rebecca MacKinnon Free read ☆ Consent of the Networked Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Sovereigns of cyberspace make decisions that affect our physical freedom but without our consent Yet the traditional solution to unaccountable corporate behavior government regulation cannot stop the abuse of digital power on its own and sometimes even contributes to itA clarion call to action Consent of the Networked shows that it is time to stop arguing over whether the Internet empowers people and address the urgent uestion of how technology should be governed to support the rights and liberties of users around the wor. For a single book to embody the thing that allows so much of this era to have knowledge at the touch of its hands is a mouthful With well written streamed facts and honesty and an attempt to stay clear of opinion this book does a fine job of encapsulating the politics of internet

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Rebecca MacKinnon é 2 Free download Free download ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free é Rebecca MacKinnon Free read ☆ Consent of the Networked Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free The Internet was going to liberate us but in truth it has not For every story about the web’s empowering role in events such as the Arab Spring there are many about the uiet corrosion of civil liberties by companies and governments using the same digital technologies we have come to depend upon Sudden changes in Facebook’s features and privacy settings have exposed identities of protestors to police in Egypt and Iran Apple removes politically controversial apps at the behest of governments as well as for its own commercial. In the era of SOPA PIPA warrantless wiretapping for profit social media sites and this is a must read bookIn the US Europe China Iran and elsewhere Rebecca MacKinnon tackles issues that boi down to the need for an Internet bill of rights sometimes vis a vis big government and sometimes vis a vis big business She also notes some of the conundrums this involves like big government trying to regulate big business western Internet related companies selling euipment Cisco and routers a classic example to repressive government Internet platforms cozying up to said governments and The bottom line is as MacKinnon makes clear even if answers aren t easy we need answers We need them in specific legal and regulatory form And we need them soon

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Rebecca MacKinnon é 2 Free download Free download ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free é Rebecca MacKinnon Free read ☆ Consent of the Networked Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Reasons Dozens of Western companies sell surveillance technology to dictatorships around the world Google struggles with censorship demands from governments in a range of countries many of them democracies as well as mounting public concern over the vast uantities of information it collects about its usersIn  Consent of the Networked journalist and Internet policy specialist Rebecca MacKinnon argues that it is time to fight for our rights before they are sold legislated programmed and engineered away Every day the corporate. A couple of weeks ago I read Who Controls the Internet which covered in part nation states role in reasserting national boundaries in cyberspace Consent of the Networked examines threats to the open internet both from states and corporations The threats are not always overt like the Chinese state apparatus that keeps the Chinese internet connected to the global net only through a half dozen filtered gateways or the common suppression of social networks in times of social unrest as we witnessed in Tunisia and Egypt during their respective revolutions and in Iran during the controversial reelection of former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad The author also examines indirect threats to an open internet the irresponsible privacy policies at Facebook for instance which issue updates that change privacy settings without giving appropriate forewarning In some countries a policy update that exposes bloggers tweeters etc s real identities can lead to imprisonment or worse Other threats include the end of Net Neutrality an end which might channel people into using particular social networks If those networks are as cavalier about user info as places like Yahoo and Facebook have been activists and others could be compromised all too easily MacKinnon also sees overly aggressive attempts by companies to protect their intellectual property as a threat to free expressionIntriguingly MacKannon does not demonize solely the private sector or the public both have compromised people and the free democracies have few bragging rights just recently the United States and United Kingdom were both named as enemies of the Internet for their intensive surveillance Sometimes public and private work together as when Cisco became a partner to China in its firewall enterprise and Yahoo thoughtlessly handed over user info when reuestedagain by China MacKinnon isn t particularly enthusiastic about the United Nations either but holds that international agreements are a necessary road forward given the internet s global nature While the only surprise here for me was the degree of European governments internet surveillance and strictures Given their constant run ins with Google over privacy I d had the impression they were better about safeguarding private internet security than the US

  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • Consent of the Networked
  • Rebecca MacKinnon
  • English
  • 15 September 2019
  • 9780465024421