Academic Publishing, the AHA, and the Ratchet Effect

Academic Publishing, the AHA, and the Ratchet Effect

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On Monday, the  American Historical Association  published an official statement urging graduate programs and university libraries to &...

Winner! The US T&C: Examining Law and Expectations in Our Digital World

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A few weeks ago, in the wake of the Snowden Affair, I announced a contest to write a new social cont...

A Contest for Writing the New Social Contract: The US Citizens' Terms of Service?

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Social contract theory—the idea that each person (implicitly or explicitly) agrees to a set of rules...
The NSA and Tech Change, Part II: The Dialectic of Strategy and Counter-Strategy

The NSA and Tech Change, Part II: The Dialectic of Strategy and Counter-Strategy

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Nathan Andrew Fain's comment on my   last post  was so interesting, I thought I would respond to it here. In that post, I briefly explo...

The National Security Agency and Technological Change

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This post builds on the one Lukas put up last week. Most commentaries on the Snowden Affair, PRISM,...
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