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Better Social Media Techniques Increase Fan Interest, Engagement

Due to the ever-increasing number of people using social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, businesses and organizations, such as professional sports teams, are expanding their marketing and communication efforts to engage people with their brands through those sites. Now, Nicholas Watanabe, an assistant teaching professor at the University of Missouri, along with colleagues […]

Official Photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Official Photograph of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi


Net Neutrality: A Threat To PM Modi’s Vision? – Analysis

By Sanjeev Ahluwalia* Netizen-citizens who participate in public debate from the comfort of their broadband enabled “home” space are a furiously engaged and vocal lot in India. 800,000 of them voiced their support for the nebulous concept of “net neutrality” in an outpouring of outraged emotion, similar to the 2011 Arab Spring which put paid […]

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson hosts President Obama at National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (DHS/Barry Bahler)
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson hosts President Obama at National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (DHS/Barry Bahler)


Rethinking The Cyber Domain And Deterrence – Analysis

By Dorothy E. Denning As the US Department of Defense (DOD) formulates strategy and doctrine for operating in cyberspace, it is vital to understand the domain and how it relates to the traditional domains of land, sea, air, and space. While cyberspace has distinct technologies and methods, it shares many characteristics with the traditional domains, […]

Ron Wyden
Ron Wyden


US: Wyden, Polis Introduce Breaking Down Barriers To Innovation Act To Modernize Copyright Laws

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore) and Representative Jared Polis, (D-Colo) on Thursday introduced a bill they claim will boost security research, journalism and freedom of expression by reforming outdated provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). “The DMCA’s copyright restrictions make us more vulnerable to cyberattacks and stifle innovation,” Wyden said. “Today Rep. Polis […]

Google Mountain View campus garden
Google Mountain View campus garden


Google Agonistes – OpEd

News reports on Tax Day suggest that the European Commission wants to nail Google Inc.’s scalp to the wall as punishment for committing alleged antitrust (competition) law violations. At issue is the way in which the company assigns priorities to the links consumers see when they “google” generic search terms like “booksellers”, “cameras”, and “watches”. […]