Employees, you may now speak (more) freely on... →
continuum: The National Labor Relations Board has bad news for employers that want to heavily restrict their employees’ speech on social media. Employers can either update their policies to allow for the same types of speech that the National Labor Relations Act allows elsewhere, or they can find themselves facing lawsuits under the act. It’s about time, but the delay in applying the NLRA to...
The Guardian: Web freedom faces greatest threat... →
guardian: The principles of openness and universal access that underpinned the creation of the internet three decades ago are under greater threat than ever, according to Google co-founder Sergey Brin. In an interview with the Guardian to launch our new Battle for the internet series, Brin…
Just as early modern roads were first maintained and run privately, so today are...– The (continuing) institutional revolution | BuzzMachine (via interestingsnippets)
textsfromhillary: Source: Joey deVilla/Global Nerdy Original image by Diana Walker for Time.
Just as Instagram makes bad photos look good and good photos look great,...– Dan Zak, in a day-after essay on how Facebook and Instagram were meant for each other. (via washingtonpoststyle)
Sustained drop in spam levels →
infoneer-pulse: Industry and government efforts have dealt a significant blow to spam, according to a Commtouch report that is compiled based on an analysis of more than 10 billion transactions handled on a daily basis. This time last year, spam levels were around the 150 billion mark daily, just before the takedown of the Rustock botnet. Spam levels dropped immediately after that takedown...
Game-studies scholars (there are such things) like to point out that games tend...– Sam Anderson (via thebronzemedal)
Tweet, Tweet, Go the Kindergartners →
infoneer-pulse: “Tweet, tweet, tweet!” chirped the kindergartners in Jennifer Aaron’s class last week, as they settled onto the multicolored carpet and began to consider what they would like to send out into the Twitter universe that day. Three days a week, as the school day draws to a close, the children in Ms. Aaron’s class sit down to compose a message about what they have been doing all...
How to protect personal data on devices you plan... →
latimes: latimes: It’s almost impossible to get rid of personal information from some devices, even if you follow the manufacturer’s directions for wiping the device clean. jedsundwall replied to your link: also youtube.com/watch?v… NOTE: will decrease resell value. Blending — the only surefire way to make sure your personal data is destroyed!
A Surge in Learning the Language of the Internet →