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WikiLeaks killed

There is meta-leverage when needed to twist arm towards intended policy, a right pressure at the right place does miracles: http://rt.com/news/wikileaks-killed-payment-ban-583/

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on October 24, 2011 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Trouble for internet in Syria

Couple of days ago Syrian internet has gone down, took couple of days to get back. Now there are web sites defacements and threats.

Cyber war unwinding? Or civil war brewing?

Video leaks from Syria

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on June 5, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cyber War - next level

This shall not have got me unprepared... but it did. All of you ought to know what is possible in CyberSpace. It changes some perspective....

Sock Puppet Operation



Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on March 19, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

WikiRebels - The Documentary

WikiRebels - The Documentary

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on February 7, 2011 at 6:37am — No Comments

Role of Social Networks in political climate

As if wikileaks was not enough threat of decomposing Internet, a new view on interent usage in politics is lurking. As it looks FaceBook (after heavy tweeter use in Iran) is choice of information channel in organizing unrests. Will we see political control over FaceBook as well?

Facebook treads carefully on Egypt, international takedowns

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on February 6, 2011 at 8:10am — No Comments

Stuxnet revisited - as cyberwar tool

If one has enough knowledge, resources and support, it is possible to develop advanced cyberwar tools. Stuxnet is now 'claimed' by US and Israel.

NY Times article - Israeli Test on Worm Called Crucial in Iran Nuclear Delay



Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on January 19, 2011 at 6:26pm — No Comments

New Corporate and Government Governance Model?

...influenced by leak liability. A theory or a prediction that may come to true?

Why Wikileaks will be the death of big business and big government.


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 28, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Right to be informed


Until wikileaks days, publicly admitted censorship was not that present in the west (while everyone who spent some time there could detect that some information were "omtted" if subject was on the verge of a local taboo). From the other point of net presence, one can detect censorship by geolocation even on…


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 15, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Information Resilience

Internet was designed with nuclear war in mind. Live example is wikileaks resilience. Visual Map of Wikileaks Mirrors

Information of common importance gone into wild, with dedication to a cause, tends to survive pressure to be extinct. Wikileaks is not successfully silenced within US jurisdiction according to a fairly large number of mirrors hosted there. Additionally web is not only possible information…


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 12, 2010 at 1:19am — No Comments

WikiLeaks and Stuxnet

WikiLeaks is by now big time news event unfolding, creating all sorts of debate on information protection, governmental actions, various political comments, technological moves from hosting, domain companies, legal actions.... slowly galvanizing voices about free speech, security of information systems, violation of policies. We are obviously about to learn major lesson about information society and real powers in it.

Amid this front news, there is something more sinister lurking…


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 4, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Era of iTransparency

Saudi king urged U.S. to attack Iran: WikiLeaks -


Can you really keep information "secret" in 21st century?

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on November 30, 2010 at 3:13am — 1 Comment

IP's running out by 2012

Various resources quote Vint Cerf in initiative to raise awareness of running out of unallocated IPv4 adresses by 2012. It is time to get on to IPv6, however change from IP4 to IP6 is not trivial technologically. Social implications are even greater.


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on November 16, 2010 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Apple announcing Tablet on Wednesday

Long rumored new Apple product - a tablet device, based on success of iPhone and Touch line is about to be revealed this Wednesday, Apple has invited selected reporters to this event. http://bit.ly/7o5hga (news articles about Apple Tablet are appearing by minute)

Microsoft is also cooking a tablet device - currently there are just rumors about it.

If this device gains momentum and attract publicity, computing may change significantly with… Continue

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on January 27, 2010 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Ups and Downs of URL Shorthening

As you twitt, you quickly learn about bit.ly, tinyurl.com and other URL Shorthening services to make your long URLs suitable to mobile phone. Perfect! Excellent idea! However it only works while service is available. And it may stop being available overnight. Ponder that. Are we coming to "quick in - quick out" internet service?

Learn about tr.im case .... http://blog.tr.im/post/160697842/tr-im-resurrected

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on November 25, 2009 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Under Radar? International Domains Get ICANN Thumbs Up

International Domains Get ICANN Thumbs Up

In a major technical tweak to the Internet countries and territories will be

able to show domain names in their native language.

Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service

Friday, October 30, 2009 05:10 AM PDT

Starting in mid-November, countries and territories will be able to apply to

show domain names in their native language, a major technical tweak to the

Internet designed to increase language… Continue

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on November 12, 2009 at 7:03am — No Comments

U.S. broadband lags Asian nations

Article about broadband internet development study in various countries.

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on October 2, 2009 at 5:13am — No Comments

Cyber Crime vs Cyber Security

New technologies, new challenges. Identity theft is one of major problems in Cybercrime apart from child pornography. When someone steals your credit card information and have access to your bank account is one serious problem. But as our digital identity gets "real" on modern internet which increasingly represents real people then your digital identity is also threatened. What if your facebook, twiteer or blog account gets stolen? It is not as yet considered your ID and not protected as yet as… Continue

Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on September 30, 2009 at 12:13pm — No Comments

It's an ad but follow the facts

I think these people have a point here, it is ultimately an advertisement, but note the stats provided....


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on September 29, 2009 at 12:25pm — 1 Comment



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