Download Consent of the Networked by Rebecca MacKinnon PDF

By Rebecca MacKinnon

The web used to be going to free up us, yet honestly it has now not. for each tale in regards to the web’s empowering position in occasions reminiscent of the Arab Spring, there are various extra concerning the quiet corrosion of civil liberties via businesses and governments utilizing an analogous electronic applied sciences we've got come to rely upon.

Sudden adjustments in Facebook’s gains and privateness settings have uncovered identities of protestors to police in Egypt and Iran. Apple eliminates politically arguable apps on the behest of governments in addition to for its personal advertisement purposes. Dozens of Western businesses promote surveillance know-how to dictatorships worldwide. Google struggles with censorship calls for from governments in a number countries—many of them democracies—as good as mounting public crisis over the tremendous amounts of data it collects approximately its users.

In Consent of the Networked, journalist and web coverage expert Rebecca MacKinnon argues that it's time to struggle for our rights prior to they're bought, legislated, programmed, and engineered away. on a daily basis, the company sovereigns of our on-line world make judgements that impact our actual freedom—but with no our consent. but the normal method to unaccountable company behavior—government regulation—cannot cease the abuse of electronic strength by itself, and occasionally even contributes to it.

A clarion name to motion, Consent of the Networked exhibits that it's time to cease arguing over no matter if the web empowers humans, and handle the pressing query of ways know-how may be ruled to aid the rights and liberties of clients around the globe.

Show description

Read Online or Download Consent of the Networked PDF

Similar internet books

Auditing Social Media: A Governance and Risk Guide

Useful, big-picture counsel towards a mastery of social media merits and the hazards to avoid
Packed with invaluable net hyperlinks, well known social media instruments, systems, and tracking instruments, Auditing Social Media exhibits you ways to leverage the ability of social media for fast company merits whereas assessing the hazards concerned. your company sees the worth in social media and desires to arrive new markets, but there are dangers and compliance matters that has to be thought of. Auditing Social Media equips you to effectively companion along with your company in attaining its social media ambitions and music it via robust metrics. * exhibits tips on how to determine your enterprise has sufficient metrics in position to capitalize on social media whereas holding itself from over the top risk
* unearths the way to be sure your social media approach is aligned along with your business's goals
* Explores the danger and compliance concerns each enterprise needs to ponder while utilizing social media
* contains a pattern audit program

Auditing Social Media is the one-stop source you'll continue by means of your aspect to transparent away the complicated litter surrounding social media.

The Epic Struggle of the Internet of Things

If the hype is to be believed then the following giant factor is the net of items. yet is it what you think that it truly is? as the net of items isn't approximately issues on the net. an international within which all our family devices can speak with one another may possibly sound vaguely precious, yet it’s not likely for us shoppers.

How the Web Was Won: The Inside Story of How Bill Gates and His Band of Internet Idealists Transformed a Software Empire

The interior tale of ways a small band of agitators at Microsoft staged the lovely turnaround that remodeled the corporate from a web laggard into this type of dominant strength that it used to be accused of monopolizing the undefined. 1993. Microsoft's home windows software program governed the pcs of the USA. 9 out of ten own pcs ran the working approach, and so much applications--from observe processors to spreadsheets--couldn't functionality with no it.

Additional resources for Consent of the Networked

Sample text

24Aus Grtinden der Vereinfachung wird in dieser Arbeit trotzdem der Begriff,,Lead User" verwendet, auch wenn sich die Konzeption inhaltlich leicht von derjenigen aus Industriegtiterm/irkten unterscheidet. 24 2 Grundlagen eine explorative Feldstudie, die existierende Innovationen ex-post nach ihrer Quelle untersucht. Innovationen durch Nutzer werden dabei als Lead-User-Innovationen bezeichnet. In einer weiteren Studie k6nnen Franke und Shah (2003) Lead User auch ftir weitere stark spezialisierte Sportarten zeigen.

258) ,,clandestine immigrants". Sie/iuflern sich nur, wenn sie zuvor angesprochen werden. Diese Strategie bezeichnet von Hippel (1978b, S. 40) daher als ,,Manufacturer Active Paradigm". Es dominiert die Neuproduktentwicklung, insbesondere ~ r Konsumgtiter, bis heute (Alam 2002, S. 251). Allerdings setzt sich in der Literatur zunehmend die Ansicht durch, dass die aktive Einbindung von Kunden insbesondere in den Frtihphasen des Innovationsprozesses dessen Qualit/it verbessert (Linder et al. 2003, S.

40) diesen Fokus mit dem hohen Erfolg der Hersteller-gesteuerten Neuproduktentwicklung far schnell drehende Konsumgater. Auch Untersuchungen anderer Autoren oder aus anderen L/indern beschr/inken sich in der Regel auf Industriegtiter (siehe beispielsweise Biemans 1991, Herstatt und von Hippel 1992, Morrison et al. 2000 sowie Olson und Bakke 2001). Dies kOnnte auch darin begrtindet liegen, dass Industrieg~terunternehmen einen besseren Kontakt zum Kunden haben. Oftmals werden Produkte aber einen Autgendienst vertrieben oder es besteht anderweitig ein direkter Kontakt mit dem Kunden (Ernst et al.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 18 votes