LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #253
This week: THE BRAZIL INCIDENT
Yes, the repercussions from the NSA spying revelations continue. Now we are seeing looming growth in the fracturing of the Internet with the imposition of national boundaries. Even OCLC may be impacted by this. We take a few minutes to discuss the situation and its implications.
A brief news miscellany is also presented.
- RT: Google: Gmail users ‘have no legitimate expectation of privacy’
- BBC News: Obama presidency: Decline in the fall?
- BBC News: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff calls off US trip
- France24: US spied on Brazil, Mexico presidents: report
- The Register: Brazilian TV show accuses NSA of spying on oil firm based on leaked docs
- San Francisco Chronicle: Brazil looks to break from US-centric Internet
- Al Jazeera America: On Internet, Brazil is beating US at its own game
- BBC News: Brazil data plan aims to keep US spies at bay
- New York Times: Task Force Backs Changes in Legal Education System
- PC World: ICANN plan to close domain database called 'disquieting'
- Ars Technica: E-readers prove easy on the eye for some dyslexics
- Electronic Frontier Foundation: The United Nations Meets 13 Principles Against Unchecked Surveillance
- The Star Beacon: Library director William Tokarczyk informs City Council about November levy
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