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Summary: Alexander Halavais’ “The Hyperlink as Organizing Principal”

In his article “The Hyperlink as Organizing Principal” Alexander Halavais attempts to define the hyperlink not just in relation to it’s original intended use, but also by examining the larger social effects. He explains that, because that the hyperlink has been adopted in everyday use on the internet, we can see that “they reflect deep … Continue reading

Summary: Google’s Privacy Policy – What it Really Means

Gmail’s privacy policy is one of the shortest I’ve ever read, and is broken up into nice headings with concise paragraphs and bullet points. Full disclosure is their big thing – they want their users to be totally aware of what is going on. They want you to trust them with your information, while perpetuating … Continue reading