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Data Protection and Privacy: Everyone Knows Everything About You

It’s fascinating (and horrifying) how much our social interaction online has changed. In 1993, the New Yorker published its famous cartoon “On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog”. Now 20 years later, while the joke is still somewhat relevant, … Continue reading

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The ever-changing social media: how we look at it today

When talking about ICT, we tend to lose the sense of time. Although Twitter only existed since 2006 and Facebook 2004 – for people who now use social media everyday – life without it seems like a very distant world.

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Social Media: Who’s Watching?

Social networking sites have reached unprecedented popularity in the last few years. According to the Pew Research Center, “just 29% of online adults used social networking sites” in 2005, while “[t]oday, that figure has more than doubled to 72%.”[1] More … Continue reading

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Global Innovation in ICT

This site will review a range of innovative issues in global information and communication technologies.  The bloggers are all affiliated with the Seminar on Innovation in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) at the American University School of International Service.

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