Print Your Photos or Risk Losing Them to the Digital Dark Age, Internet Pioneer Warns

Print Your Photos or Risk Losing Them to the Digital Dark Age, Internet Pioneer Warns

Want to make sure a photograph survives your lifetime? Print it out. That’s the warning Internet pioneer Vint Cerf gave at a talk recently, saying that vast amounts of digital information may soon be lost in a new digital “dark age.”

Print Your Photos or Risk Losing Them to the Digital Dark Age, Internet Pioneer Warns

Fox News Website Offers Unedited ISIS Execution Video – NYTimes.com

Fox News Website Offers Unedited ISIS Execution Video

In a statement, John Moody, the executive editor of Fox News, said that after careful consideration the network felt that giving its audience “the option to see for themselves the barbarity of ISIS outweighed legitimate concerns about the graphic nature of the video. Online users can choose to view or not view this disturbing content.”

Fox News Website Offers Unedited ISIS Execution Video – NYTimes.com

Clichy : Zoulikha Bouabdellah’s Silence taken down: when fear becomes censorship – The Eye of Photography

Clichy : Zoulikha Bouabdellah’s Silence taken down: when fear becomes censorship

This installation by Zoulikha Bouabdellah, exhibited at the Pavillon Vendôme in Clichy, was taken down by the photographer and Christine Ollier, following a complaint from a Muslim association. Where are we headed? Were the demonstrations of January 11th all for nothing?

Clichy : Zoulikha Bouabdellah’s Silence taken down: when fear becomes censorship – The Eye of Photography

Facebook censoring images of Tibetan monks who are self-immolating to protest China – Boing Boing

Facebook censoring images of Tibetan monks who are self-immolating to protest China

The nonprofit group International Campaign for Tibet will today deliver a petition to Facebook headquarters demanding that the company not censor images of Tibetan monks’ self-immolation.

Facebook censoring images of Tibetan monks who are self-immolating to protest China – Boing Boing

Colombian photojournalist escapes kidnappers – Committee to Protect Journalists

Colombian photojournalist escapes kidnappers

“We are relieved that photojournalist Johanny Vargas is home safe and sound,” said Carlos Lauría, CPJ’s senior program coordinator for the Americas, from New York. “Colombian authorities must thoroughly investigate his kidnapping, bring those responsible to justice, and ensure Vargas’s safety.”

Colombian photojournalist escapes kidnappers – Committee to Protect Journalists

Arkansas Bill Criminalizes Capturing and Possessing Certain Camera Drone Photos

Arkansas Bill Would Criminalize Capturing and Possessing Certain Camera Drone Photos

The bill goes on to state that possessing and distributing photos that were captured by unlawful drone usage is also an offense, and that unlawful drone usage puts you at risk of civil lawsuits and $1,000 for each photo of a person or property photographed unlawfully.

Arkansas Bill Criminalizes Capturing and Possessing Certain Camera Drone Photos

What David Cameron just proposed would endanger every Briton and destroy the IT industry – Boing Boing

What David Cameron just proposed would endanger every Briton and destroy the IT industry

David Cameron says there should be no “means of communication” which “we cannot read” — and no doubt many in his party will agree with him, politically. But if they understood the technology, they would be shocked to their boots.

What David Cameron just proposed would endanger every Briton and destroy the IT industry – Boing Boing