Although the planet's authorities are shaking their heads, trying to find a way to control the internet through laws that have a chance to accept and serve something, there are other laws that have emerged from use and very few claim.
However, the latter are significantly different from the previous ones. Although they are called law, they are only in the same sense as the "Murphy Law". Do you remember that
This is the one who, after several changes, remained: "If something happens, it will turn out to be wrong"And we remember when, for example, we covered a slice of bread with wrinkle jam.
This is the Internet law that we will talk about.
In fact, one law is the law Scuttled law, which is Murphy's law tailored to the web and states: "Any publication that fixes an error in another publication contains at least one error."
As you will see, these are unofficial laws and not formal. They are also observation result and although they are not always fulfilled, they often occur sufficiently so that academics, lawyers, historians, writers, and others formulate them.
They are usually used to describe the content or behavior without having to talk or discuss it, sometimes even with a sense of humor. For example, you would say: "This comment is subject to the Skitta law".
Let's start with one of the best:
1. Godwin Law
"As the discussion is prolonged online, the comparison between Hitler and Nazis appears to be a trend of 1"
This is closely related to the logical error "reductio ad Hitlerum"who says:" Hitler (or Nazis) liked X, so X is bad. "
It was developed by lawyer Mike Godwin in 1990. Originally it was not referred to as "the Internet", but usenet – a global system of discussion on the Internet, but it was expanded.
Godwin was the one who invented the idea of internet media, and its rights belong to this category, as explained in the Wired Magazine article in 1994.
Of course, "meme" is an idea that works in the same way that the body has a gene or a virus and the sticky idea (called "viral meme") can move from one mind to the other, just as viruses move from one body to another another, "he said.
"When dreams succeed, it can crystallize schools of thought," he wrote.
Godwin used the meme as an example "black hole"referring to physics by Brandon Carter, who wrote:" Things changed considerably when John Wheeler invented the term [agujero negro]. Everyone adopted it, and since then people from all over the world (…) knew that they were talking about the same thing. "
"When the" black hole "of meme became routine, it became a useful metaphor for everything from illiteracy to deficits," explained Godwin.
His law was for him contrameme, created to prevent a comparison with the Nazis, which was strong, because it was inflammatory but negative because it reduced the topic of interesting discussion.
So he devoted himself to putting it into all the discussions in which he found a free reference to the Nazis. He soon realized that other people did this and that the meme began to reproduce itself.
Not only that: its countermeasures, like the virus, began to change …
- Sikarp's conclusion: If Usenet's discussion touches on homosexuality or Heinlein, Nazis or Hitlers are mentioned within 3 days.
- Van Der Leung's conclusion: As global connectivity improves, the probability that the Nazis are on the net is a trend 1.
Your article ends with calling "the commitment to the mimetic engineering method: create good memes to avoid bad guys".
2. The law of the store
"Without a emoticon or another sample obvious from humor, it's absolutely impossible parody one the idea without it someone who mixes it with a true view ".
Effective and unfortunately It is difficult to distinguish satire extremism from extremism on the Internet unless the author explicitly states his intention, given the extremes that extremism can achieve.
In 2006 it was explained that the Dictionary of Cities explained: "Regardless of how bizarre, cruel, or simply stupid the parody of fundamentalism appears, there will always be a person who does not understand what is a parody, when he perceives similar ideas expressed by genuinely religious / political fundamentalists . "
The party's main result is the opposite of the phenomenon, according to which the fundamentalist sounds so unbelievable that People assume it's a joke.
According to the city dictionary: "It is impossible to make fundamentalism that someone does not remember the parody."
3. Cunningem's Law
"Lthe best way to get an answer right this is not the case in the network asking a question while publishing wrong answer"
The law was named in honor of Ward Cunningham, the father of both the name and wiki concept, which he describes as "the easiest online database that can work."
The term comes from the Hawaiian language and stands for "fast" and refers to the name given to the virtual community, which pages are edited directly from the browser and where same users create, modify, edit, or delete commonly used content (as explained in the Wikipedia All major wiki: Wikipedia).
But the author of the law was Intel Cunningham colleague Steven McGeady, who pointed out that the best and most recognizable demonstration that this law is right is Wikipedia.
4. Exclusion Law: "The more exclamation points used in email (or other publication), the more likely it is to be a complete lie. This also applies to excessive capitalization"
Dental Law: "If a person needs to insert on the network who has won, it is likely that this person has lost the debate."
6. Rule 34 of the Rules of Procedure: "If it is, then there is pornography"See also Rule 35: "If there is no such pornography, it will be"
7. Pommer's Law: "People's opinions may change based on information written on the Internet. The essence of the change: from the fact that there is no point of view that it has an incorrect opinion"
8. Haiga law: "The lack of website design on the Internet is directly proportional to the dementia of its content and its creators"
9. Streisand effect: "Anyone who tries to censor or conceal information on the network ultimately makes it even more distracting"
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