Tag Archives: censorship

A general hold-up on scarce resources of the infosphere

We knew it for ages: there are scarce resources hidden in the abundance of the infosphere. Some are as old as the Internet, such as root and second-level domain name servers and the last mile infrastructure. Solutions to remove them (open spectrum based access, P2P name binding) are not trivial and were the object of […]

The worrying state of French academic freedom

While the Hadopigate crashes all those that are at hand, micro-HADOPI-related scandals blossom in the lukewarm spring. Most are unknown of all except their occcasional victims, but no less instructive. Such is the cancellation of the conference I was planned to deliver on Thursday 14 May in the Claude Erignac Amphitheater of Sciences Po (the […]