Monthly Archives: October 2005

O’Reilly Radar > The Amorality of Web 2.0

Interesting article…

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Estonia first country in the world to introduce internet voting

Estonia is also the only country in the world where access to the Internet is a constitutional right and where citizen e-mail accounts include a personal address for life, and options of use of digital signatures…

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General Guidelines for IST-Projects interfacing with Standardization

The case would be a little more convincing if the paper itself, and the web site associated with it – COPRAS – itself conformed with standards and guidelines….the first page doesn’t even pass the W3C validator! Why do standards initiatives … Continue reading

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Tariffs: Roaming Around Europe

An interesting set of comparisons about the rip-off roaming charges made by mobile phone operators in Europe, but the European Commission stops short of making any value judgements, for example over allegations of cartel-like agreements between operators in different countries … Continue reading

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Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: The amorality of Web 2.0

From the start, the World Wide Web has been a vessel of quasi-religious longing. And why not? For those seeking to transcend the physical world, the Web presents a readymade Promised Land. On the Internet, we’re all bodiless, symbols speaking … Continue reading

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