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Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The Council ha...
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Randall is an expert on Social Media Strategy, Social Media Risks, and Networking, and has helped over 100 major organizations since 1994. Author of seven books, including Social Media for Business, the Online PR and ...
Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital f...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

News Releases

The anniversary of the Internet; a look back and a leap forward
2011-08-31
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
Within a single lifetime we invented the television, put a man on the moon, and launched the Internet. A lot has been accomplished in a very short amount of time. Each discovery or invention seems t...
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Enemies of the Internet 2013
2013-03-16
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is releasing a Special report on Internet surveillance
IFIC Comments on Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations
2011-08-31
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)
TORONTO – The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) today released two submissions related to the draft Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (the Draft Regulations), which were made pursua...
Is the Cloud for the Birds?
2011-09-28
Randall Craig, Social Media and Networking Expert
If you read the business or technology press, you’ve probably heard about “the cloud”. And if you believe the ad copy, just about any problem can be solved merely by “putting it on the cloud”. Can t...
New online censorship campaign extinguishes last flicker of Olympic torch
2009-01-14
Reporters without Broders
China's campaign against 'Internet porn' is targetting political and human rights websites such as Amnesty International's. Bullog (http://www.bullog.cn), a political blog portal, has been inaccessibl...
RSF calls for boycott of China's World Internet Conference
2015-12-15
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the international community to boycott the second World Internet Conference (WIC) being organized by China, the world's leading "Enemy of the Internet."
Le site denonciateur RCILeaks.Org gagne sa bataille en Islande pour la liberte de paroles contre une firme immigrant investisseur canadienne
2012-10-04
OrangeWebsite.com
Le site irreverencieux canadien RCILeaks.Org et son fournisseur de services internet islandais OrangeWebsite.com, ont gagne un combat judiciaire sans precedent sur la liberte d'expression a la Cour de...
Sources welcomes BlueRush
2009-04-24
BlueRush
BlueRush is a full service digital marketing company focused on developing highly engaging and interactive solutions using Web 2.0 technologies, award-winning rich media animation and video production...
Sources welcomes Commuto Inc.
2008-12-10
Commuto Inc.
Commuto is an online social bartering network where members trade in person with other members in their cities, schools, workplaces or any other communities they create.
Sources welcomes Eluta.ca
2009-01-14
Eluta.ca
Eluta.ca is a search engine for full-time jobs from direct Canadian employers.
Sources welcomes OrangeWebsite
2011-03-16
OrangeWebsite
Sources welcomes a new member: OrangeWebsite. OrangeWebsite is an Icelandic web hosting service provider. Most of our clients are foreign journalists, bloggers, leakers and publishers.
Sources welcomes Steven Goldhar, President and Founder of Sundance Media Inc.
2009-08-04
Steven Goldhar, President and Founder of Sundance Media Inc.
Sources welcomes a new member, Steven Goldhar, President and Founder of Sundance Media Inc.

Sources Select Resources

Canadian Court to the Entire World: No Links For You!
Sutton, Maira
Article
2014
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ordered Google to remove entire domains from its search results — a decision that could have enormous global implications on free expression. This is the late...
The dark side of the internet
Beckett, Andy
Article
2009
Guardian
Search engines access only a very small fraction of the deep web, which is estimated to be five hundred times as big as the surface web.
Dean's Digital World Articles
Article
1996
Sources
List of Dean's Digital World articles.
Domestic reality does not match bold words on Internet freedom of expression
Article
2011
Reporters without Borders
The U.S. government gives lip service to online free speech but simultaneously acts in ways to drastically limit freedom of expression.
Enemies of the Internet 2013
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is releasing a Special report on Internet surveillance
FCC Wants to Give Corporations Their Own Internet
The New Proposal Mocks Net Neutrality
Lopez, Alfredo
Article
2014
CounterPunch
When a federal court trashed its “net neutrality” compromise policy in January, the Federal Communications Commission assured us that the Internet we knew and depended on was safe. Most activists didn...
Get a Digital Life
An Internet Reality Check
Carroll, Jim; Broadhead, Rick
Article
2001
Stoddart
Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph
Adams, Tim
Article
213
The Observer
An interview with the current head of Google Search, discussing some of the thought processes behind the current functionality of 'search' and some of its possibilites for the future.
The Internet, Capitalism, and the State - Book Review
A Review of Robert McChesney's "Digital Disconnect"
Sperber,Joshua
Article
2013
Counterpunch
Robert McChesney's Digital Disconnect is an account of the internet's history and likely future within the context of corporate-dominated U.S. society.
Masters of the Internet
The Political Economy of Cyberspace
Schiller, Dan
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The Internet’s unbalanced control structure provides an essential basis for US corporate and military supremacy in cyberspace. While the US government exercises an outsized role, other states possess ...
New online censorship campaign extinguishes last flicker of Olympic torch
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Broders
China's campaign against 'Internet porn' is targetting political and human rights websites such as Amnesty International's. Bullog (http://www.bullog.cn), a political blog portal, has been inaccessibl...
NSA surveillance may cause breakup of internet, warn experts
Taylor, Matthew; Hopkins, Nick; Kiss, Jemima
Article
2013
Internet specialists highlight moves by Brazil, Germany and India towards creating separate networks in order to block spying.
NYT Hypes Russian Threat to the Internet
Schreiner, Ben
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
As if Americans didn't already have enough to worry about in regards to the recently resurrected Red Menace, we can now add the fear that those devious Russians are threatening to -- horror of horrors...
Richard O'Dwyer: living with the threat of extradition
Student who set up website posting links to TV and film content fears being used as a guinea pig by Hollywood giants
Ball, James
Article
2012
The Guardian
Richard O'Dwyer's web-linking site would place him at the heart of the titanic running battle between the Hollywood giants – struggling to keep their beleaguered business model intact in the online er...
Social Networking and the Death of the Internet
How Do You "Like" That?
Lopez, Alfredo
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Social Networking is, by its nature, a capture environment. The companies that offer the services, particularly Facebook, host your site and control all the information on it. Facebook — a group of li...
US was 'key player in cyber-attacks on Iran's nuclear programme'
Obama reported to have approved bid to target Tehran's nuclear efforts
Beaumont, Peter; Hopkins, Peter
Article
2012
The Guardian
Fresh light is shed on the rapid development of US cyberwarfare capability and reveal its willingness to use cyber weapons offensively to achieve policies.
You, Sources, and Getting the Most Out of the Internet
Including Six Internet Fictions to Consider
Zwicker, Barrie
Article
1996
Sources
Internet facts and myths.

Sources Bookshelf

Dictionary of the Internet
Ince, Darrel
Book
2001
About 3600 entries, mostly jargon from networking and Internet usage, with many abbreviations and technical terms.
Digital Disconnect
How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
McChesney, Robert W.
Book
2013
The author argues that the sharp decline in the enforcement of antitrust violations, the increase in patents on digital technology and proprietary systems and massive indirect subsidies and other poli...
Free Speech
A Very Short Introduction
Warburton, Nigel
Book
2009
Covers a wide-range of controversial free-speech issues, from Holocaust denial and pornography to the status of modern copyright law. Offers a concise quide to many of the vexing issues concerning our...
It's Complicated
The Social Lives of Networked Teens
boyd, danah
Book
2014
In It's Complicated, danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Silicon Snake Oil
Second Thoughts on the Information Highway
Stoll, Clifford
Book
1995
Spinwars
Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
Spirit of the Web
The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet
Rowland, Wade
Book
1999
A journey through communication technology and our fascination and tribulations with it.
Terms of Use
Negotiating the Jungle of the Intellectual Commons
Wirten, Eva Hemmungs
Book
2008
Concentrates on the conceptual foundations of the public domain and inspires readers by providing an original and innovative approach to the understanding of the public domain and its origins.

Media

DigitalJournal.com
Cross-referenced with contents from the Web. Internet culture.
G4 Canada
G4 is the ultimate on-air destination for those excited by and curious about all things related to technology. By using technology as a backdrop to entertain, amaze, and engage viewers, G4 is the life...
Modern Drama
For professionals whose main interest lies in the field of modern drama. Publishes refereed original articles analyzing texts and contexts as well as book reviews and special issues featuring outstand...
Monitor Magazine
Computer and online news for home and home-based business computer users.

Government Ministries & Agencies

National Film Board
Canada#s public film producer and distributor.


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