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Blog: The Privacy Perils of Being on Facebook

Facebook appears to be an important part of our daily lives. When waiting for the tram or sitting alone in a café, you login and […]

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Blog: Impakt Tip: GOGBOT Festival 2011

GOGBOT 2011, DATA-PANIC/TRUE PLAY GOGBOT 2011 takes place from 8th –11th September with this year’s theme: DATA PANIC – YOU-TUBE-Poop – JAPANOIIID! GOGBOT is 4 days of […]

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Blog: Catch the Bad Guys

In the night from the 21st to the 22nd of August there was a break-in at Mediamatic in the Duintjer CS building on the Vijzelstraat […]

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Blog: Protests, Activism, Riots and the Transparency of Information

In my last post about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange I wrote that transparency seems to be a staple requirement in many platforms for informational activism. But another […]

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Blog: BART vs. Anonymous

I thought Bart was this loving cheeky character from the Simpsons but apparently it also stands for the Bay Area Rapid Transit, in San Francisco. On July […]

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Blog: Street Art in Egypt After the Revolution

I started my week with the news that the blogger Asmaa Mahfouz was taken into custody by the military government in Egypt last Sunday (August […]

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Blog: Riot Like an Egyptian

Today I read that UK Prime Minister Cameron comments about the possibility of Internet Censorship has received praise from China. Always good to know that China […]

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Blog: WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has been around since 2006, but only since 2010 has it been so tightly identified with the abruptly famous Julian Assange. A founder and […]

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Blog: Health Goes 2.0

When it comes to sharing personal information on the Internet, the first thing that comes to mind is the privacy issue. We’ve all frowned upon […]

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Blog: Anders Breivik and Open-Source Warfare

Hours after the devastating Oslo attack and the tragic Utøya massacre, of which Anders Behring Breivik still appears to be the sole architect, the press […]

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