This week's program has a somewhat cheerful essay talking about cultural balkanization as seen through the lens of mid-season television show cancellations. Notice was also given that there will likely be a special dropped into the feed without warning during the week as proceedings continue at the World Conference on International Telecommunications.
- The Register: US drops ‘net regulation bombshell, threatens WCIT exit -- Pique-propelled pacifier projectile launched at ITU
- ZDNet: WCIT-12 leak shows Russia, China, others seek to define 'government-controlled Internet'
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- Reuters: Internet governance talks in jeopardy as Arab states, Russia ally
- Chronicle of Higher Education: What if We Made Fewer Ph.D.'s?
- AEIdeas: November Jobs Report -- Another nasty, ‘new normal’ month for US workers
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