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GreenNet: 30 years making internet history
GreenNet: 30 years making internet history 09 November 2016

The APC European members meeting that took place on 19-20 October 2016 in Sarajevo was the perfect venue for Leila Nachawati Rego from APCNews to meet Edward Maw and Karen Banks from GreenNet, one of APC’s founders and the first organisational member of the network. They reviewed GreenNet’s long and fruitful relationship with APC, its groundbreaking past as the first NGO internet service provider in Europe, and what lies ahead. In 1985, long before the web, dot-coms and social media, a bu...

The big snoop: The UK's temptation to become a big brother and what it means for the rest of us
The big snoop: The UK's temptation to become a big brother and what it means for the rest of us 20 April 2012 FD

Surveillance, by finishing-school on Flickr (cc)There are petitions everywhere. Tech-savvy people are outraged. The Telegraph, the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Daily Mail and the Sunday Times publish one story after another about it. What is it? The Big Snoop, or at least, we’ll call it that. It all started on April 1 (not a joke!) with an article by David Leppard entitled Govern...

The E2: A green computer for everyone
The E2: A green computer for everyone 24 October 2008 LC

User with green PC Non-profit internet provider GreenNet has recently released a new ultra-low power computer. The tiny computer can run on a car battery for hours and uses a maximum of nine watts of electricity. Sustainable in almost every way – from its fabrication, to its distribution and consumption – the E2 also comes fully equipped with free and open source operating systems. APC...

User with green PC
User with green PC 22 October 2008

<p>image courtesy of Aleutia</p>

Green PC
Green PC 22 October 2008

<p>photo courtesy of Aleutia</p>

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