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PUBLIC MARKS from gregg with tag internet

February 2015

Bulk HTTP Header Response Checker & Comparison Tool

This tool returns the HTTP response code for a whole list of URLs, and includes which URL they are redirected to where pertinent. You can optionally fetch each URL twice, with varying user agents and compare them. This can help turn up cloaking issues, such as those page redirecting for GoogleBot. Note: it only checks the response header and redirect location, not the page content.

October 2014

June 2014

Mort sur Internet

Une liste des personnalités touchées par une rumeur de décès sur Internet.

The Internet With A Human Face - Beyond Tellerrand 2014 Conference Talk

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I'm tired of being scared of what the web is going go look like tomorrow.

May 2014

How One Woman Hid Her Pregnancy From Big Data

For the past nine months, Janet Vertesi, assistant professor of sociology at Princeton University, tried to hide from the Internet the fact that she's pregnant — and it wasn't easy.

Elle veut cacher sa grossesse sur Internet pour ne pas être tracée, elle devient suspecte |

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En essayant de cacher sa grossesse à Internet, Janet Vertesi a ainsi été «identifiée comme quelqu'un de probalement engagé dans des activités criminelles». Ce qui lui fait dire que le simple fait de sortir des sentiers battus du web, des rails installés par la bande des Gafa (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple), est en soi devenu suspect. Et est synonyme, pour reprendre ses termes, de comportement immoral voire criminel.

Beyond net neutrality

The new battle for the future of the internet

April 2014

living with lag

One of the biggest disturbances on the internet is lag. It is often associated with a slow internet connection, usually resulting in delays, buffering, pixels and frozen screens. Unfortunately, many have accepted lag as a part of their everyday lives, mainly because they don’t know that there actually is another option.

March 2014

Reset the Net

Don't ask for your privacy. Take it back. Governments have abused the Internet and twisted it beyond recognition. Now, we're taking it back. Are you in? Sign up to help Reset the Net.

February 2014 - Become Virtually Immortal collects almost everything that you create during your lifetime, and processes this huge amount of information using complex Artificial Intelligence algorithms. Then it generates a virtual YOU, an avatar that emulates your personality and can interact with, and offer information and advice to your family and friends after you pass away.

Pavlov Poke

Pavlov Poke is a shocking solution to facebook and email addiction

What They Know - WSJ

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Marketers are spying on Internet users -- observing and remembering people's clicks, and building and selling detailed dossiers of their activities and interests. The Wall Street Journal's What They Know series documents the new, cutting-edge uses of this Internet-tracking technology. The Journal analyzed the tracking files installed on people's computers by the 50 most popular U.S. websites, plus The Journal also built an "exposure index" -- to determine the degree to which each site exposes visitors to monitoring -- by studying the tracking technologies they install and the privacy policies that guide their use.


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Discover the internet of things

January 2014

The Global Commission on Internet Governance was established in January 2014, to articulate and advance a strategic vision for the future of Internet governance. With work commencing in May 2014, the two-year project will conduct and support independent research on Internet-related dimensions of global public policy, culminating in an official commission report.

Save the Internet - contact your parlamentarian today!

Your freedom online is threatened by EU proposals. The fight for an open Internet is happening right now in Brussels.

The Internet Must Go

In 2012, market researcher John Wooley was dispatched to help the big ISPs figure out how to sell their vision for a "faster," "cleaner" Internet.  Six months later he produced this report -- and shared it with the world.

Loophole for All - Became a pirate, hijack an offshore company!

Loophole for All is a service to democratize offshore business for people who don't want to pay for their riches. It empowers everyone to evade taxes, hide money and debt, and get away with anything by stealing the identities of real offshore companies.

December 2013

Happy Hour Virus | Courtesy of TDA_Boulder

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Please use the Happy Hour Virus to leave work early and enjoy the company of friends, family or co-workers.

October 2013

Jaron Lanier: l’Internet ruine la classe moyenne | Big Picture

L’idée au début de l’Internet était que l’on donnerait du pouvoir à tout le monde parce que tout le monde aurait accès à l’information. En fait, Google et tous ceux qui collectent les informations au sujet des autres parce qu’ils offrent ces services gratuits, deviennent de plus en plus puissants. Plus leurs ordinateurs sont gros, plus ils sont puissants. Même si vous regardez la même information que Google, Google en retire beaucoup plus de pouvoir que vous.

September 2013

Fight for the Future, defending our basic rights and freedoms

Fight for the Future is dedicated to protecting and expanding the Internet's transformative power in our lives by creating civic campaigns that are engaging for millions of people.

August 2013

Every Second on the Internet

In one second on the Internet there are...

June 2013

Social Roulette

Social Roulette has a 1 in 6 chance of deleting your account. What are you afraid of?

We Think Alone - A project by Miranda July

20 e-mails over 20 weeks from the Sent mail folders of: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Lena Dunham Kirsten Dunst Sheila Heti Etgar Keret Kate and Laura Mulleavy Catherine Opie Lee Smolin Danh Vo