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Grant Potter

https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/internet-privacy/landmark-european-law-could-change-facebook-and-improve consent requirements + data portability + transparency + limits on marketings uses of data + limits on automated decision making

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

.@canadaland talk @SidewalkToronto w/ @creativecommons @ryanmerkley http://www.canadalandshow.com/podcast/un-fk-internet/

Grant Potter

https://datasociety.net/research/media-manipulation/ "the internet is a tool, a tactic, and a territory – integral to challenging the relations of power– studying studying the new vulnerabilities of networked media is fundamental to the future of democracies."

Grant Potter

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/02/stupid-cities/553052/ "I used to imagine that time was on the side of the internet’s infrastructure providers—that we were in for a flat world of torrenting, friction-free data. That could well have happened, but it didn’t pay off fast enough; instead, today’s surveillance-marketing business model set in, and with it the realization that “information about you wants to be free to us.”

Grant Potter

First Nations community ISP run by teenagers and 20 somethings services 30 homes, and the project is far from finished. https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/mgb8qv/how-first-nations-kids-built-their-own-internet-infrastructure

Grant Potter

"For people in positions of privilege and power, it takes far more courage to confront their own biases and stand in solidarity with people who are being discriminated against than it does to complain about people who disagree with them being mean on the Internet." https://medium.com/@aaronhuertas/a-field-guide-to-jordan-petersons-political-arguments-312153eac99a

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

https://www.newportmesh.net/who-we-are "to provide low-cost, community supported mesh internet access to our primarily low income downtown neighborhood in Vermont's Northeast"

Grant Potter

"Something needs to change, and goodwill and fond words alone won’t cut it." https://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisstokelwalker/the-internet-is-being-protected-by-two-guys-named-st