When you turn on your computer, you're making a political statement. If, like most people, your computer boots Microsoft Windows, the statement you're making is that transnational corporations should control access to the most powerful public media that ever existed. New Internationalist Magazine.
Anti Computer Hacking Bill Coming to Congress (2/11/2011)
Windows XP's Days are Really Numbered Now (2/7/2009)
Buy a printer which does not report your activities to the police.
Jacob Applebaum (video about an hour... everyone should watch this.)
Freedom on the Internet
About Microsoft Censorship. All you have to do is pay to get your message through.
See other notes on the internet.
Here's a book on the software patent struggle that you can download for free at http://www.no-lobbyists-as-such.com/index.html
If you add up your cable, phone, cell phone, and internet
bills, you won't believe that communication has gotten much cheaper
and faster. Telecomm companies don't want you to know.
"High-speed Internet access is fast becoming a basic public necessity just like water, gas or electricity. But far too many Americans are finding themselves on the wrong side of the digital divide, unable to get connected or afford expensive commercial service. Community Internet is the answer." (from Free Press)
Learn about community wifi.
A wireless-sensor network to report pollution and traffic comes to Cambridge, MA.
Download a free book describing how your community can have wireless networking.
Consumer Reports has a website about US communications policy. Major media doesn't provide much information for consumers about such things because they are massively conflicted. As Danny Schecter titled his book: "The More You Watch, the Less You Know".
The Master Algorithm, How the quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World: Pedro Domingos.
Cyberphobia: Identity, Trust, Security, and the Internet: Edward Lucas