Tag: Wikipedia
Artificial Abundance and Artificial Scarcity
Paul Mason. Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future (Allen Lane, 2015). Based on Mason’s preview of Postcapitalism in his article at The Guardian, I was predisposed to like it. And having read the book itself, I can’t say I’ve changed my mind much. Mason occupies a niche where there is plenty of room for more…
Attivismo Ciber-Libertario: la Gente si Difende
Il 28 luglio, Aragon Alexandre del giornale Folha de S. Paulo ha rivelato che undici computer appartenenti al governo federale brasiliano sono stati usati per modificare le pagine di Wikipedia tra il 2008 e il 2014. Dagli esami degli IP risulta che il Serpro (Servizio di Elaborazione Dati Federale) e l’ufficio della presidenza hanno modificato…
Cyber-Libertarian Activism: The People’s Defense
On July 28, Aragon Alexandre of Folha de S. Paulo reported that eleven of Brazil’s federal government computers were used to modify Wikipedia pages between 2008 and 2014. The IPs indicate that Serpro (the Federal Data Processing Service) and the Presidency edited articles on both allies and opposition to the current government, adding compliments, suppressing criticism and so on. More…
Missing Comma: Wikipedia vs. Public Relations Firms, Everyone Loses
George Orwell’s declaration of: “Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; everything else is public relations,” not only might not be an Orwell quote, is a gross oversimplification of the relationship between journalism, PR and the public. Plus, Orwell probably hadn’t heard of Wikipedia. This week, ten of the biggest public relations…
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