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Your Robot Overlords Will Soon Have Their Own Internet

The better to not let you know what they’re doing. European scientists have embarked on a project to let robots share and store what they discover about the world. Called RoboEarth it will be a place that robots can upload … Continue reading

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Egypt: Hundreds of Thousands in the Streets of Cairo

From the BBC: Organisers have been hoping to bring one million people on to the streets of the capital. The demonstration is the biggest since the protests began. The atmosphere has been festive, with protesters singing and chanting. … BBC … Continue reading

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Censorship Begins @ Home

Ryan Grim, at The Huffington Post: Other than in a handful of pockets across the U.S. – including Ohio, Vermont and Washington, D.C. – cable carriers do not give viewers the choice of watching Al Jazeera. That corporate censorship comes … Continue reading

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How Egypt Sliced Itself Away from the Web

To sever its link with the outside digital world, Egypt “raised the drawbridge” in mere minutes by forcing the country’s providers to make simple changes to their routers, experts said on Friday. … Routers communicate with each other using BGP … Continue reading

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Egypt: News, Who Paid for the Military, Oil, and the Social Network’s Newest Revolution

from The Guardian, a page updated by the minute: Protests in Egypt – live updates | News | guardian.co.uk from The New York Times: In Washington, President Obama held a news conference to say he had spoken to Mr. Mubarak immediately … Continue reading

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I Think I’m Turning Cantonese, I Think I’m Turning Cantonese, I Really Think So

We take it for granted that the most popular language on the Internet is English, since, after all, the Internet was an American creation. But thanks to the huge number of Internet users that China is adding each year, English will soon … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Have No Domain Name Before Me

The Bank of America … has been feverishly registering domains that include the names of its directors and executives combined with “sucks” or “blows,” according to Domain Name Wire. Hundreds of domain names were registered by the bank on December 17 … Continue reading

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