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The faceless debate or, being naked in the digital age

Since the major revelations of Edward Snowden about the illegitimate mass surveillance practices of uncontrollable secret services, not much has changed. There is no No-Spy agreement between the US and Germany (some say there never was, besides words). The NSA … Continue reading

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Facebook, Vogons, autocratic regimes and the loss of democracy

Today Facebook announced that it will shut down Facebook Governance. Facebook what? Yeah, exactly. The idea behind Facebook Governance was democratic participation and dynamic user feedback about policy changes, privacy and so forth. You might be aware that Facebook acts … Continue reading

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