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Internet: The Great Firewall of the USA – Stop SOPA before it is too late

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On November 16th, Congress is holding hearings on the first American Internet censorship system.

If this bill passes it certainly will be the worst piece of Internet legislation in American history. The House of Representatives opens hearings on SOPA soon, but has rejected all submissions and testimony from public interest groups and others who oppose the bill.

If this bill passes, the Internet and free speech will never be the same. And so will U.S. society and the Internet industry as a whole. In the U.S. where this industry in total is larger than energy, agriculture, communication, mining or utilities, this bill will put innovation and thousands of small to mid-size companies at risk….

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Internet: The Next Net

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The moment the "net neutrality" debate began was the moment the net neutrality debate was lost. For once the fate of a network -  its fairness, its rule set, its capacity for social or economic reformation – is in the hands of policymakers and the corporations funding them – that network loses its power to effect change. The mere fact that lawmakers and lobbyists now control the future of the net should be enough to turn us elsewhere…

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Books: 20 Things I Learned about Browsers and the Web

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Google has produced a wonderful animated online book called “20 Things I Learned about Browsers and the Web” that explains many concepts and tools that the Internet is build of today…

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Duvet-Dayz: Another welcome back

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Hello and welcome back (again) – after a long silence on this site new life will come to it during the next days.

We will change the overall profile and focus more on open source content in the literal sense, (re)publishing content from writers that allow us to do so together with the content of our own provenience.

Now finally the look-and-feel of this site will also get some new cloths, overdue as we think as our current layout is now more than 3 years old.

But first for some new content.

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Data-Visualization: Browser statistics as tree rings

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Great interactive data visualization of the changing market share for the leading web browsers since 2002.

The source code for the animation is available by right clicking on the flash animation.

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Duvet-Dayz: Welcome back

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It’s been a while since we’ve been around – so welcome back.

We’ve been busy doing a few other things but now there will be more duvet-dayz time reserved for us (and hopefully also for you).

So why not start over with some music?

Something nice and new – check the next post.

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