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Institutional Puritanism And Censorship At WordPress.com

While ‘free speech’ is something that goes down big in theory in capitalist heartlands like the United States, in practice the protestant heritage of the WASP elite in North America means that today’s online web 2.0 environment is in reality … Continue reading

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Porno Girl Amina Noir Disappears From The Web

One of the interesting effects of the protests against The Innocence of the Muslims film is the way they have led to the removal of data from the web. To take just one example – searches for the adult actress … Continue reading

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10 Most Popular Comment Topics On This Blog & Why They Bore Me

No matter what the original topic of my posts, sooner or later those commenting on them get back to the same old things they always want to talk about. Here are 10 topics I rarely dissect, examine, rehash or argue … Continue reading

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Is Zurker A Facebook Killer? Or Is Adblock Plus?

Yesterday I joined cooperative social networking site Zurker. Like Diaspora before it this one is being promoted as a potential Facebook killer. To take over from Facebook any new social networking site needs a critical mass and we haven’t seen … Continue reading

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