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Communication Innovation Internet Legal & Politics Society & Culture

Sir Tim Berners-Lee fears for the web, Part 4: politics and society

Politics, it would seem, knows no limits. Politics permeate every aspect of our lives, no matter where we choose to live out that life, be it in this world or a virtual one such as the web. In the first installment, I discussed the worries voiced by the founder of the web, Sir Tim Burners-Lee, […]

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Accessibility Business Legal & Politics Society & Culture Usability Web Design & Development

Should e-commerce websites support Web Accessibility by law?

I recently ran a couple of articles on web accessibility [1] [2] and what emerged was the prospect of much improvement as the web standards become the rule rather than the exception. I say this with confidence because there’s money in conforming to the web standards and web accessibility in particular. My line of reasoning […]

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Blogging Business Google Internet Media & Publishing Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture

The future of web-based news content

It’s not as if Google didn’t know what they were taking on when they started offering a news service. After all, they were turning news coverage into an Internet commodity. So what’s wrong with this picture? Well, on the face of it, the average web surfer wins, but are the news media publications the losers? […]