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Monthly Archives: December 2015

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CANTV Venezuela: What’s at Stake?

Available in Spanish. Kindly translated by Daniel Urbina Since the election of Hugo Chavez in 1998, his passing of a package of 49 laws meant to implement a process of fundamental social and political transition[1] and, especially, since a failed coup attempt in…


Geopolitics and Economic Power in Today’s Digital Capitalism

Presentation to the Hans Crescent Seminar, London[i] 13 December 2015 Dan Schiller During the second half of the 20th century, U.S. power was notably deployed in order to generalize capitalist imperatives in and around world communications. The technological revolution that was underway –…


Transborder Data Flows

Available in Spanish. Kindly translated by Daniel Urbina Early in October, Europe’s highest court invalidated the 15-year-old “safe harbor” – an international agreement that the European Union had negotiated with the United States to loosen the EU’s Data Protection Directive of 1995[1] so…