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The Internet's Winter Of Discontent

December 19, 2014

The new great cybersecurity challenge in trying to sum up the most dangerous weaknesses in the world's connected economy is that the hits just keep on coming.

Limited edition vinyl: John Perry Barlow reads "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace"

December 8, 2014

EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow's visionary 1996 text A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace has stirred hearts since he penned it in 1996 -- and now you can own a beautiful recording Barlow reading it in his wonderful, gravelly voice.

Cyber Attacks Likely to Increase

October 29, 2014

The Internet has become so integral to economic and national life that government, business, and individual users are targets for ever-more frequent and threatening attacks.

Today in Media History: The Internet began with a crash on October 29, 1969

October 2014

The beginning of the Internet is the story of two large computers, miles apart, sending the message: “LO.” The world has never been the same.

45th Anniversary of the First Message Between ARPAnet Computers

October 2014

Given that CircleID is about "Internet Infrastructure" it would be remiss if there wasn't a mention here that October 29, 2014, was the 45th anniversary of the moment when the first message was sent between two ARPAnet computers located at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute (SRI).

The story of Aaron Swartz and his fight for open

September 25, 2014

A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.

 

 

Vint Cerf, father of the Internet, looks forward — and back

July 28, 2014

When Vint Cerf was 15 years old, he abandoned his cello and bow for a keyboard and computer. That was in the late 1950s. 

That tiny camera on your laptop? Keep your clothes on. A bad guy may be taking your picture.

July 16, 2014

You see that little camera on your desktop or laptop computer? Well, some creep from far, far away may well be looking at YOU through it.

How free will the Internet be in 2025?

July 3, 2014

On the eve of Independence Day, a who's who of computer experts say that government control, consumer distrust and corporate greed threaten the future of the Internet as we know it.

Film offers portrait of the 'Internet's Own Boy'

June 27, 2014

In life, Aaron Swartz was a force in creating today's Web, helping write game-changing code in his early teens before turning his attentions to Internet activism.