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(Infowars.net)-New EU rules would prevent uploading video without a license .
The latest move to kill off online freedom and the spread of information comes in the form of proposed EU legislation that would prevent users from uploading any form of video, whether that be a hard hitting political documentary film or your friends goofing around with diet coke and Mentos.
proposed EU directive could extend broadcasting regulations to the internet, hitting popular video-sharing websites such as YouTube., reports the London Times . This would mean that websites and mobile phone services that feature video images would have to conform to standards laid down in Brussels. www.infowars.com...
(TimesOnlineUK)-Amateur 'video bloggers' under threat from EU broadcast rules. THE Government is seeking to prevent an EU directive that could extend broadcasting regulations to the internet, hitting popular video-sharing websites such as YouTube. The European Commission proposal would require websites and mobile phone services that feature video images to conform to standards laid down in Brussels.
Originally posted by infinite
you don't get "happy slapping" in the states, we do here.
thats why the EU is trying to restrict video uploads, its to prevent sick stuff from getting on the net, like fights, etc
BOSTON (Reuters)-Web could be terror training camp: Chertoff
Disaffected people living in the United States may develop radical ideologies and potentially violent skills over the Internet and that could present the next major U.S. security threat, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said on Monday.
"We now have a capability of someone to radicalize themselves over the Internet," Chertoff said on the sidelines of a meeting of International Association of the Chiefs of Police.
To help gather intelligence on possible home-grown attackers, Chertoff said Homeland Security would deploy 20 field agents this fiscal year into "intelligence fusion centers," where they would work with local police agencies.
(The Register)-US government funds social network snooping.
The US government is funding research into social networking sites and how to gather and store personal data published on them, according to the New Scientist magazine.
At the same time, US lawmakers are attempting to force the social networking sites themselves to control the amount and kind of information that people, particularly children, can put on the sites.
That kind of information is the subject of a research paper by a team from the University of Maryland in Baltimore. The paper, Semantic Analytics on Social Networks, proposes methods for combining the data posted on social networking sites and other computer databases to reveal information about individuals.
(Forbes.com)-"Beware of the End of the World (Wide Web)
" Says Intel --Sep 10, 2004 (financialwire.net via COMTEX)
(FinancialWire) Remember those "End of the World" signs? Well, Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) says it may be nearer than we think. Except the sign says "End of the World Wide Web." -
Gelsinger's solution is to build a new network over the current Internet, that would monitor and direct traffic and better fight security threats or traffic surges. link
Led by more than 200 U.S. universities, working with industry and government, Internet2 develops and deploys advanced network applications and technologies for research and higher education, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet. www.internet2.org...
Internet2 is based upon the partnerships that fostered the internet in its infancy – close collaboration among universities, industry, government, and international partners. The federal government has always played a crucial role in support of internet technology development, deployment of testbed infrastructures, and investigation of next generation internet technologies and applications.
The federal government has its own advanced Internet initiative, the Large Scale Networking effort within the $2 billion multi-agency Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program, which is coordinated by the National Coordination Office (NCO) for IT R&D. government.internet2.edu...
(CNN)-Is the Internet dead? (IDG) -- At a recent Wall Street Journal conference at New York's World Trade Center, two telephone company CEOs actually said the Internet is "dead." I want to assure you that it is not
bogging and collapsing maybe, but not dead. Here come the Internet's next generations.
CEO Bill Esrey talked about Sprint's ION. With acronyms including SONet, ATM, and DSL, ION will become the kind of network that Sprint customers really want, not the old Internet, which is "dead" really. There is in fact not one Internet 2 (see www.internet2.org).
There are many next-generation Internets, each evolving at its own pace, and some of these are evolving very rapidly indeed. This apparently confuses telco executives.
(BBC News)-EU 'threat' to internet freedom
Internet broadcasters should not be subject to the same rules which govern television, peers have been told.
"There is already E-Commerce regulation, it's not as if our services exist in a regulation-free world - we already have regulation that we comply to," he said.Video-sharing sites could be included in the EU directive