Here’s another story from the New York Times on the new FCC chairman making moves to dismantle net neutrality. It seems weird that a former Verizon lawyer would not have the American consumer’s best interest at heart. Weird. Advertisements
The Washington Post reports that the FCC has begun to dismantle a federal program that offers a subsidy to poor people for broadband internet service.
It doesn’t take much imagination to believe that the future of a free and open internet will be in jeopardy under Trump. This would be bad for our society at any point, but will be a real crisis if anyone is hoping to get an effective resistance off the ground. Corporate governance is not well […]
There may not be an obvious connection between total surveillance and the economic justice issues I try to explain (and proclaim!) in these pages, but it’s there, my friends. I’m not doing anything wrong, so why should I care if the gubmint watches me? https://embed-ssl.ted.com/talks/glenn_greenwald_why_privacy_matters.html
In an unstunning (I called it!) development this week the United States Supreme Court ruled in ABC v. Aereo that Aereo’s antenna-based television streaming service violated copyright protections. This has effectively shut down the company, which, it seems, no one uses but many people are sympathetic to. Here is a letter from Aereo, which is now […]