Internet

Gov’t Missed Major Threat to Internet Independence

Critics worry that foreign nations may take control of web as U.S. steps back

The U.S. government did not conduct a sufficient analysis of the consequences of giving up control of the corporation responsible for assigning web addresses, increasing the risk that foreign governments will eventually gain control of the Internet, according to documents obtained by the group Americans for Limited Government.

A Gathering of Great Minds

Review: contemporarythinkers.org

The problem with the Age of Search, as opposed to the old Age of Libraries, is that you can no longer find what you weren’t looking for.

Report: Islamic State Winning Propaganda War Against U.S.

Terrorist group’s use of social media could take years to counter

A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of MosulThe U.S. government is losing the propaganda war to Islamic State terrorists who are recruiting jihadists and inspiring more lone-wolf attacks, according to a report by a crowd-sourced global consulting group.