Tag: net neutrality

russia moves to block proxies and vpns

Internet Restricted Worldwide as Russia Moves to Block Proxies and VPNs

China has a restrictive firewall blocking specific content from their citizens and Russia may be following suit.  While VPNs and proxies are decent workarounds, will the U.S. share the same fate if Net Neutrality fails...
day of action

Net Neutrality Supporters Plan Internet-wide day of Action

July 12th is a big “day of action” for the proponents of net neutrality, as they plan something of a counter-attack to the FCC’s plan to repeal Title II rules. Last month, the FCC, led...
theresa may

Net Neutrality in Britain: It’s not About the London Bridge Attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May, citing the London Bridge Attack, has called for tough internet regulation to deny extremist ideology a "safe space". Is this a pretext for censorship? Despite an essentially borderless internet connection...
open internet

Net Neutrality Update: Obama era Open Internet Rules are out

As expected, the FCC voted to kick off the dismantling of Net Neutrality rules just two years after being approved. This constitutes a return to the Clinton-era Internet regulatory framework. In the space of a...
at&t

How AT&T Bought This Wireless Carrier for 3x its Stock Price

We all know that AT&T is a big name in the wireless communications industry, but a recent move has shown us how willing they are to make a big purchase. And the reason they...
net neutrality

Net Neutrality: Congress Just Repealed Internet Privacy

UPDATE 3/28/2017: Today the House of Representatives also confirmed the repeal of new FCC ISP regulations. All that remains is for President Trump to sign the bill. ORIGINAL SYNOPSIS: Obama-era Internet privacy regulations adopted...
cable

Let’s Hope Streaming Doesn’t Turn Into Cable

Friends, nerds, countrymen. We have wished for a tech invention, we realized that it was in the works, and we have been totally let down by the execution. This, unfortunately, is another retelling of that...