Internet Activism

With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

Well, it happened. Despite overwhelming opposition (including a bomb threat that temporarily evacuated the hearing room), and requests for delay from 18 state attorneys over concerns of a corrupted public comment process, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday repealed regulations protecting the free and open internet–known as net neutrality–three to two along party lines. The internet as we know it […]

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

Who would have imagined people would have to protest for a free and open internet? Yet that is exactly what is planned to occur outside Federal Communication Commission (FCC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, the day the FCC is slated to decide the fate of net neutrality. Net neutrality regulations prohibit internet service providers (ISPs) from […]

Don’t Get Used To Unlimited Internet – Trump Aims To Curb Your Access (VIDEO)

Don’t Get Used To Unlimited Internet – Trump Aims To Curb Your Access (VIDEO)

When former Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler resigned his post the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, many advocates of net neutrality started writing epitaphs for the free and open internet. That’s because when Wheeler, a former telecommunications lobbyist, proposed during his tenure to loosen net neutrality rules so telecom giants could enjoy more profit shares, […]

This Brilliant Rendition Of ‘Stand By Me’ Will Give You Goosebumps

This Brilliant Rendition Of ‘Stand By Me’ Will Give You Goosebumps

?This song says, no matter who you are, no matter where you go in your life ? at some point you’re going to need somebody to stand by you.? – Roger Ridley, Santa Monica, California This is by far my favorite rendition of this song. I’ve always had a sweet spot for the song “Stand […]

Value Your Privacy? It Will Be No More If CISPA Passes

Value Your Privacy? It Will Be No More If CISPA Passes

  The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) has passed the House of Representatives and has been referred to the Senate. This bill has been touted as a necessary security measure by some but in practice it will allow for significant privacy violations. If that isn’t bad enough, companies that violate your privacy will […]