• What do you think about human rights (and your rights) online? Government police shutting down farmer’s protests in China. A tobacco company employing under-age workers in Kazakhstan. Iranian merchants striking to protest tax increases in Tehran. Sameer Padania August 24, 2010
  • An Archivist’s Perspective on Access and Privacy The New York Times reports that earlier this month, a US District Court granted a petition by Chevron to subpoena 600 hours of footage from Crude: The Real Price of Oil. The film, by director Joe Berlinger, documents a landmark lawsuit filed by 30,000 Ecuadorean Amazon residents against the oil company for allegedly contaminating the jungle and creating a “death zone” the size of Rhode Island. Yvonne Ng May 23, 2010
  • SAA2008: A few final notes Back from SF, to the office, first day of school, general fall craziness. I want to post just a couple of other notes re SAA before I move on to other topics. The session “Returning Displaced Archives: Legal and Ethical Perspectives” moderated by Trudy Peterson. The panelists, to whom scenarios (hypothetical and actual) were put […] WITNESS September 4, 2008
  • We're in the Netxplorateur 100! Congratulations to our friends at Psiphon, who have won the Grand Prize at the Forum Netxplorateur in Paris – deserved recognition for a very exciting tool… What we didn’t know until Psiphon told us is that the Hub was selected too as one of the Netxplorateur 100 – “100 Net trailblazers creating new digital practices […] WITNESS March 5, 2008
  • NY Times article on safety of web surfing in public places The most emailed article on today’s online version of the New York Times is called “Web Surfing in Public Places is a Way to Court Trouble.” Although geared at business travelers who are often talking about business or conducting it in very public spaces such as airport gates and business centers at hotels, there are […] WITNESS August 23, 2006