DIGITALIZATION: Who has the right to move "freely" on the digital highways, and who is waved to the side by the police or the state intelligence service because their data profile appears on the radar?
SICILY: The southern Italian family remains a powerful institution. It slides seamlessly into the mafia's power structure, with its familialo amoral. The family is the law – not the social institutions.
Matthew Carnahan: A Very Public Offering. The Story of theglobel.com and the First Internet Revolution / Valley of the Boom
: DOTCOM: The First Internet Revolution is a wild chapter with a strange mix of comedy and disaster. An inside perspective and the wisdom of posterity help us to ask again if everything could have gone differently.
: ORIENTERING OCTOBER 1968: Hans Skjervheim's new book The Liberal Dilemma and other essays deserves a certain prevalence for obvious political reasons. Some will receive it with insults, accompany it with choirs, and bury it with a parable or a political sketch. Others will declare it well-known, label it as past, passé and thus confirm its criticism. Some will think that it is precisely for this reason that it is a very useful book, writes Øyvind Østerud in his review, among other things.
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