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The truth about facebook


TheFacebook.com, created in February of 2004 by 21 year old Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg, is a student social network now active at more than 800 campuses, with more than 2.8 million registered users. [1] Among its features, TheFacebook allows a user to upload a picture of themselves and can include information about their favorite music, books, movies, their address, phone number, e-mail, clubs, jobs, educational history, and even political affiliations. Facebook is extremely popular, attracting on average 80 percent of a school’s undergraduate population. However, there are some questions raised regarding privacy concerns on the site, and when some digging is done to find out who is really behind the site’s management, there are more questions than answers. Baca selengkapnya…

Electronic Voting Should Not Be Applied in Political Election


Ini ada tulisan dari rekan blogger saya Ana Uswatun K dari Kulliyyah of ICT, International Islamic University Malaysia. Beliau menulis tentang e-voting yang dimungkinkan tidak dapat diterapkan dalam PEMILU. Kebetulan saya sedang meneliti Electronic Voting di Indonesia, saya mendapat masukan berharga dari beliau lewat tulisannya. walaupun ada beberapa pendapat yang tidak sama pendapatnya dengan saya.

Electronic Voting Should Not Be Applied in Political Election

source :  http://dzikrina22.wordpress.com/2010/08/07/electronic-voting-should-not-be-applied-in-political-election/

Written by: Ana Uswatun k.

Electronic voting (e-voting) is being popular to conduct more efficient, simple and effective political election. This is because of the improvement of internet usage in government, such as the e-government, e-democracy, e-governance, etc. [1]. Although the system is widely implemented, electronic voting should not be applied in political election. Baca selengkapnya…

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