Mois : juin 2013 (Page 3 of 7)

« Hell is Other People is « an experiment in anti-social media » according to its developer Scott Garner. Using data from your FourSquare account, the web app will monitor recent check-ins of your « friends » and calculate a position where you’re almost guaranteed to avoid them entirely ». (via Anti-social: ‘Hell is Other People’ keeps you as far away from your ‘friends’ as possible | The Verge)

« The programs of the past can be characterized as “proximate surveillance,” in which the government attempted to use technology to directly monitor communication themselves. The programs of this decade mark the transition to “oblique surveillance,” in which the government more often just goes to the places where information has been accumulating on its own, such as email providers, search engines, social networks, and telecoms ». (via Why ‘I Have Nothing to Hide’ Is the Wrong Way to Think About Surveillance | Wired Opinion | Wired.com)

Parental filters for pornographic content will come as a default setting for all homes in the UK by the end of 2013, says David Cameron’s special advisor on preventing the sexualization and commercialization of childhood, Claire Perry MP. (via ISPs to include porn filters as default in the UK by 2014 | Ars Technica)

« Many of us think of the Internet as a global community. But two-thirds of the world’s population does not yet have Internet access. Project Loon is a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, designed to connect people in rural and remote areas, help fill coverage gaps, and bring people back online after disasters ». (via Loon for All – Project Loon – Google)

Pour le cabinet du ministre de l’intérieur, Ask.fm illustre un problème plus large : “Il faut travailler à minima au niveau européen. Comment organise-t-on un rapport de force pour que le droit national et supranational puisse s’exercer et que les Etats nations soient des interlocuteurs crédibles face à des opérateurs mondiaux ?” Sur ce sujet, un groupe de travail interministériel sur la cybercriminalité est en phase de lancement.

Ask.fm, je crois que c’est pour les grands…

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