We often talk about the increasing attempts by the government to threaten internet freedom and privacy, and create new ways to monitor what you do and say online. But there's also a large push out there to help internet users retain their anonymity, and even monitor how much meddling there is on your computer's network connection. And it turns out one of the people behind these tools, has himself been a government target. Jacob Appelbaum, developer with the Tor Project discusses the web freedoms.
“Internet Comment Etiquette” is a satirical video series in which comedian Erik Hoffstad demonstrates how to properly compose a rambling and expletive-laden YouTube comment rant. The video rails on the anonymous comment culture which Jaron Lanier, inventor of virtual reality, has called Digital Maoism and which has sparked debates about the culture and patterns of collective and anonymous social media comments.