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Google Fiber Might Take Broadband Battle To AT&T’s Home Turf

By Chris Morran Consumerist June 15, 2016   Google Fiber Might Take Broadband Battle To AT&T’s Home Turf     While Google Fiber is going up against AT&T in a number of markets — including Kansas City, Austin, and Atlanta — it has yet to venture into the Death Star’s home turf of Dallas. However, […]

Google Fiber Might Take Broadband Battle To AT&T’s Home Turf

Hillary Clinton's Million Dollar Professional Internet Troll Army

Hillary Clinton’s Million Dollar Professional Internet Troll Army

By Elizabeth Montag The Anti-Media May 22, 2016   Hillary Clinton’s Million Dollar Professional Internet Troll Army     What do Hillary Clinton and the communist government of China have in common? Aside from their shared support for subverting freedom, lack of respect for human rights, and support of invasive surveillance, they both possess armies of […]


The Lingering Danger of Google & Facebook

By Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outlook April 30, 2016   The Lingering Danger of Google & Facebook     During the 2011 Arab Spring, it was clear to those who bothered to look, that the US State Department and the various arms of soft power attached to it were directly responsible for what was otherwise […]

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How Companies Are Using Data Caps to Harm Would-Be Cord Cutters

How Companies Are Using Data Caps to Harm Would-Be Cord Cutters

By Dana Floberg Freepress.net April 30, 2016   How Companies Are Using Data Caps to Harm Would-Be Cord Cutters     Broadband data caps are like cockroaches: One minute there’s just one lonely roach, and then the next minute they’re everywhere. Last week the Wall Street Journal published a deep dive on this infestation. The […]


Samsung Applies for “Smart Contact Lens” Patent

Samsung Applies for “Smart Contact Lens” Patent

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg April 7, 2016   Samsung Applies for “Smart Contact Lens” Patent     Here’s another one for the “brave new world” files. The Guardian reports: Samsung is exploring the development of a contact lens that can project images directly into the users’ eye, take photographs and connect wirelessly to a smartphone, […]


Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee

Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 16, 2016   Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee     When cable and telecom companies go through the effort of writing anti-consumer legislation for states, they can later be counted on to lobby to keep those laws in place when challenged. Case in point: Lobbyists […]


Political Circuses: How US Elections Became a Joke

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell February 20, 2016   Political Circuses: How US Elections Became a Joke     Starbucks CEO warns the U.S. presidential elections are turning into a ‘circus’ … CEO Howard Schultz criticized the presidential candidates for making ‘bombastic attacks’ without ‘respect’ for each other. He warned the run-up to […]

Political Circuses: How US Elections Became a Joke

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Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent

By Chris Morran Consumerist February 11, 2016   Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent     Nearly two decades ago, Congress passed the first Internet Tax Freedom Act, establishing that — with a handful of grandfathered exceptions — local, state, and federal governments couldn’t impose taxes on Internet access. Problem is, that law […]


Mainstream Media has Lost Control: Let the Whining Begin

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito February 5, 2016   Mainstream Media has Lost Control: Let the Whining Begin       Actually, the “begin” part of the title might be a bit of an exaggeration as we have heard whining on this front for some time. Allow me to offer a recent – and rather […]

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Error 451: A New Dystopian Internet Code With a Very Important Meaning

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams December 23, 2015   Error 451: A New Dystopian Internet Code With a Very Important Meaning ‘If your government does that, it sends a strong message to you as a citizen about what their intent is.’     A new internet code inspired by the dystopian writings of Ray Bradbury […]


Lawmakers ‘Fail the Internet,’ Sneak Cyber Bill Into Must-Pass Omnibus

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams December 16, 2015   Lawmakers ‘Fail the Internet,’ Sneak Cyber Bill Into Must-Pass Omnibus “It’s clear now that this bill was never intended to prevent cyber attacks, it’s a disingenuous attempt to quietly expand the U.S. government’s surveillance programs.”     A controversial cyber bill is included in the final text […]

"Congress has failed the Internet once again," said Evan Greer, campaign director at Fight for the Future. (Photo: Thomas Heylen/flickr/cc)

New Hampshire Library Stands Up to US Government, Reinstates Tor Relay

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute September 16, 2015   New Hampshire Library Stands Up to US Government, Reinstates Tor Relay     The board of trustees overseeing the Kilton Public Library in West Lebanon, New Hampshire, on Tuesday decided, despite pushback from the United States Department of Homeland Security, to reinstate a Tor relay […]

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