Code=Law

Topics discussing when software code acts as a form of policy, what Lawrence Lessig , author of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace would call (US) "East-coast-code meets West-coast-code".

Code=Law: Computer Problems Already Affecting Florida Voters

An article on SlashDot titled: Computer Problems Already Affecting Florida Voters prompted me to write an article about ICT fraud in the DCC mailing list.

As I am drafting my mini auto-biography I have also written down related thoughts in the Code is law section.

Voting machine "humour": the Florida vote

This site tries to demonstrate one problem with voting machines in a humourous way.

http://www.wearabledissent.com/101/floridavote.html

New topic area: Code=Law

In his book, CODE and other laws of cyberspace, Stanford Law School professor Lawrence Lessig introduced the idea that software code acted as a form of law. If code is a form of law that regulates us, why must we treat that code as simply another product? Should we not be questioning this highly pervasive form of governance? Should we not be demanding the same level of transparency and accountability for this code as we do other regulation?

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