Taking Action for an Open Internet
Thanks to the FCC and Tom Wheeler for supporting local choice and broadband competition.
Presidential Candidate ███ █████ Dumps Emails, Home Addresses, SSN of Florida Residents Online. Oops.
Jeb Bush dumps emails including social security numbers of Florida residents online
Jeb Bush, a rumored 2016 Republican presidential candidate, just decided to publish hundreds of thousands of emails sent to him during his time as governor of Florida. On its face it seems like a…
Health Searches Will Be Less Scary
Google Will Make Health Searches Less Scary With Fact-Checked Results | WIRED
Dr. Google has always been a bit of a quack, doling out ever shoddier medical advice with every passing search result. Now, Google has a plan to fix that.
Google provides a Google Drive 2GB Extra Storage when you complete a simple security checkup. (The storage will take effect on February 28.)
Note that Google Apps for Work and Google Apps for Education users are not eligible for this bonus.
I just love the title of this one. ;) Hey, Google Fiber still qualifies as broadband!
FCC Redefines Broadband As 25 Mbps, Angering Broadband Industry Perfectly Happy With Previous, Pathetic Standard | Techdirt
For a few months now, the FCC has been hinting that it was preparing to raise the base definition of broadband, and now it has officially made it happen. Voting 3-2 along party lines (because having goals is a partisan issue, you know), the agency…
I just transferred my DNA results to Family Tree DNA for FREE! I can’t wait to begin connecting with new matches and discovering my ancestral heritage’.
Encryption, Encryption and, oh, more Encryption.
EFF’s Game Plan for Ending Global Mass Surveillance
We have a problem when it comes to stopping mass surveillance. The entity that’s conducting the most extreme and far-reaching surveillance against most of the world’s communications—the National Security Agency—is bound by United States law.
Google Fiber hits the track down south at very high speed, across 18 new cities in four metros: Atlanta, Charlotte. Nashville and Raleigh-Durham.
Lobbying is a core competency, as evidenced by the combined NBC/Comcast memo.
Exclusive: politicians are supporting Comcast’s merger with letters ghostwritten by Comcast
On August 21st, 2014, Mayor Jere Wood of Roswell, Georgia, sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission expressing emphatic support for Comcast’s controversial effort to merge with Time…