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Is Internet Access a Fundamental Human Right? France's High Cour France's highest court, the Constitutional Council, ruled that access to the internet is a "fundamental human right" this week in striking down a controversial "three strikes" anti-piracy law called Loi Hadopi, according to a report today from the UK Daily Mail. Were such an opinion agreed upon by other governments around the world, the implications would be striking. Conversely, are peoples' fundamental human rights being violated when they don't have access to the internet? Internet access in a time of democratized online publishing may be understood as a contemporary form of the right to self-expression. Legal theory trailblazer Corey Doctorow wrote the following bold prediction in an article about homeless people and internet access last week: What do you think? France is a nation that decided earlier this year to give its citizens free one year subscriptions to a newspaper of choice on their 18th birthdays.

Is Google Watching You? New Plugin Will Let You Know [APPS] Another rad browser plugin called Google Alarm hit the Internets this week, which alerts you every time your personal info is sent to Google's servers. How? Via notifications, a running tally of dangerous sites and, naturally, a super annoying, vuvuzela-like alarm. After seeing this new plugin — which works with both Firefox and Chrome — on F.A.T., I contacted the developer who made it: Jamie Wilkinson, who also created Know Your Meme and Mag.ma. According to Wilkinson, "Google makes great products and gives them all away for free, which has made them into a ubiquitous and omniscient force on the Internet. So how does the plugin work? We've been seeing a ton of interesting plugins like this lately — Shaved Bieber, BP Oil, Ex-blocker (which, disclosure, I helped come up with). What do you think of this plugin? [img credit: twicepix]

Blog de NADIA RAKIB Alors, la discrimination devient l'acte par lequel on met de côté ou on distingue une personne notamment par sa couleur de peau, son genre, sa sexualité, sa religion, ses opinions, un handicap, le physique, etc. Plus pernicieuse, la discrimination peut-être directe ou indirecte. Dans le premier cas, la discrimination est patente et peut-être constatée et dénoncée. Pour y voir plus clair, constitue une discrimination directe toute « situation dans laquelle, sur le fondement de son appartenance ou de sa non-appartenance, vraie ou supposée, à une ethnie ou une race, sa religion, ses convictions, son âge, son handicap, son orientation sexuelle ou son sexe, une personne est traitée de manière moins favorable qu’une autre ne l’est, ne l’a été ou ne l’aurait été dans une situation comparable ». Lire la suite ...

Commissariat à la protection de la vie privée du Canada » Blog A C’est un aperçu des premiers temps de la surveillance publique par caméras : un tramway circule lentement sur la rue Market à San Francisco en 1905 ou 1906*, avec une caméra installée à l’avant du véhicule. Produit par des cinéastes locaux, les frères Miles, le film semble montrer la vie urbaine de l’époque sans trop l’embellir. Les commentaires des archivistes de la Bibliothèque du Congrès, qui ont restauré le film il y a près de 40 ans, indiquent que certaines séquences semblent mises en scène : « […] un examen attentif du trafic montre que presque toutes les autos aperçues tournent autour de la caméra, c’est à dire du tramway, plusieurs fois (10 fois dans un cas). La circulation a apparemment été mise en scène par le producteur pour donner l’impression que la rue Market est un boulevard moderne prospère où circulent un grand nombre d’ automobiles […]. » Malgré tout, le comportement des nombreux piétons nous donne une idée des premières réactions à la présence d’une caméra en public.

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Actualit?s droit du travail, par Artemis/Velourine CCTV Cameras are watching us. Are we secure Update 22/01/2011 ‘Britain’s ‘creeping’ spy cameras’Update 20/01/2011: UK Is CCTV creeping too far?D.C. expanding public surveillance camera net Via @hiiamfoz: Is CCTV creeping too far? Britains could be among the worlds most watched people. ‘Nova Scotia shoplifters beware – hundreds of eyes in the United Kingdom may be watching you.’ Update 18/01/2011 : ‘Unsecured IP cameras accessible to everyone‘ – You feel secure? Marc Rotenberg, from EPIC.org, recently started a discussion on Facebook on the effectiveness of CCTV cameras surveillance. An important question I thought worth to compile a pearltree of links and articles on the subject. Please let me know and bring your own knowledge to complete the compilation pearltree (click on each ‘pearl’ to access the linked website. @Manhack suit egalement de pres le sujet depuis un certain temps et vient de poster ce matin cet article qui abonde dans le meme sens: ‘La vidéosurveillance coûte cher pour un résultat très limité Like this:

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