Category Archives: The Freedom Revolution(s)

My thought on the various revolutions attached to freedom, democracy, and information that have recently been sweeping across the virtual and real worlds, and descriptions of my interactions with them.

Edward Snowden – thorn in the authoritarians side.

Edward Snowden seems a mild mannered geek not to dissimilar to myself and many other techies that I know. So what makes him a man who has rattled many of the largest political institutions in the world and become the … Continue reading

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William Hague’s speech on Equador & Julian Assange asylum.

From William Hagues speech, the transcript: I am left wondering if William Hague is confused. At the start it is reported he says, “We are disappointed by the statement by Ecuador’s Foreign Minister today that Ecuador has offered political asylum … Continue reading

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Having a break from Politics for a while, after #ASOT550, I re-found my love for my #TranceFamily

Get the whole of ASOT550 here: http://weloveatrance.com/asot-550-day-5-live-at-ultra-music-festival-miami-usa-a-state-of-trance-550-celebration-with-armin-van-buuren-march-25-2012/comment-page-1/#comment-6794   I shall be busy trying to sort through all those tracks to decide my favs ready to create a couple of sets for my birthday – Woohoo!!! awbMaven aka DJ <fingers crossed> Savoir … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitic attitudes are off the charts in Hungary – ADL #Jews #Israel #Loaded #Survey

There’s a report out today from the with some question concerning European attitudes towards Jews in some European Countries. It’s a pretty emotive topic at the moment considering what is happening in Toulouse, France (perfect timing from ADL’s pov), indeed, … Continue reading

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My Blog: note to Branka Totić, director of the Serbian Intellectual Property Office, think outside the box re. #ACTA

From EurActive, we have an article entitled, “Serbia to adopt ACTA for EU membership: Official “. From that article: “Totić dismissed fears that ACTA could lead to infringement of citizens rights, privacy and data protection rules, arguing that national implementation and … Continue reading

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My Blog: “ACTA is a blessing in disguise for UK PLC”. Run that by me again … cc @_AskTheExperts_ @_JayMcGregor

I have some issues with the idea that “ACTA is a blessing in disguise for UK PLC” as stated in this article. Let me go through it in my usual style: From the article: “The World is on the brink … Continue reading

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La Quadrature Du Net’s “A Strategy Looking Through ACTA and Beyond” lacks outside-the-box vision.

La Quadrature Du Net has an article out today titled,  “A Strategy Looking Through ACTA and Beyond” that I have to say seem blinkered and lacking lateral thinking. From the article, “Over the last two weeks, events have radically altered … Continue reading

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