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華盛頓郵報的歷史創舉:呼籲對告密者的求刑

在英國衛報與華盛頓郵報因報導 Snowden 事件而拿到 2014 年的普立茲獎後,華盛頓郵報正式公開立場,表達應該將 Snowden 弄回美國受審,而非現在大家在呼籲的特赦:「WashPost Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source (After Accepting Pulitzer)」。 In doing so, the Washington Post has achieved an ignominious feat in U.S. media history: the first-ever paper … Continue reading

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歐盟法院認為公開無線網路的營運者不需要對使用者的侵權行為負責

歐盟法院 (The Court of Justice of the European Union) 認為公開無線網路的營運者不需要對使用者的侵權行為負責:「EU Court: Open WiFi Operator Not Liable For Pirate Users」。 不過這是有一些前提的,法院認為應該要符合這幾個要件,營運方才不要負責。基本上完全沒有 filter 限制的無線網路會符合這些條件: The Court further notes that in order for such ‘mere conduit’ services to be exempt from third party … Continue reading

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Facebook 操弄 Trending 裡的新聞

看了 Gizmodo 與 Facebook 的對話,就有種之前某長輩常說的「沒被抓到就不算犯罪喔~」的感覺:「Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News」。 Gizmodo 接到前員工的線報後,再加上透過關係問到其他的前員工,證實了標題的消息: Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked … Continue reading

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英國將 10Mbps 上網訂為法定權利

在「UK govt to make 10 Mbps broadband a legal right」這邊看到英國政府打算更新法案,逐步將 10Mbps 上網速度訂為法定權利。 目前法定權利是 28.8Kbps 的撥接速度: Currently, the minimum USO for data access in Britain is just 28.8 Kbps, or dial-up speeds. 打算在今年年底拉高為 2Mbps,並且在 2020 年拉高為 10Mbps: Under the proposal, the … Continue reading

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