Category Archives: Science/Technology

FCC Gets Slammed With More Than 1 Million Comments About Net Neutrality


Kristina Bravo | TakePart.com | Reader Supported News | July 21, 2014 ompanies should not be able to pay Internet service providers so that their sites reach users faster. That’s the general consensus of the 1,067,779 comments filed with the Federal … Continue reading

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Wickr: The Snapchat to combat the NSA


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FCC Extends Deadline For User Comments on Net Neutrality


Dominic Rushe | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 16, 2014 Systems overwhelmed by surge in submissions protesting against plan to allow cable companies to open up ‘fast lanes’   he Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was forced to extend … Continue reading

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US Government Says Online Data Not Protected by 4th Amendment


Nicole Lee | Engadget | Reader Supported News | July 15, 2014 couple months ago, a New York judge ruled that US search warrants applied to digital information even if they were stored overseas. The decision came about as part of … Continue reading

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FAQ: What is net neutrality and what is the FCC’s plan for the Internet?


Reuters | Raw Story | July 14, 2014 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is collecting public comments until Sept. 10 on new “net neutrality” or “open Internet rules” that may let service providers charge content companies for faster … Continue reading

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When Bakken Oil Came to Town


Joe Eaton | National Geographic | Reader Supported News | July 10, 2014 t the edge of a farmer’s wheat field outside the prairie town of Bainville, Montana, Justin and Mandy Tolbert’s 36-foot camper sat in a rented lot. For more … Continue reading

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2014 Could Be the Year We Lose the Internet


Andrew Leonard | Salon | Reader Supported News | July 6, 2014 Net neutrality is dying, Uber is waging a war on regulations, and Amazon grows stronger by the day   alfway through 2014, and the influence of technology and Silicon … Continue reading

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NASA launches satellite to observe Earth’s “breathing”


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Blackphone combatting NSA surveillance, protecting consumers


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Internet Privacy Concerns May Be Dividing the U.S. Government


David Sirota | In These Times | June 28, 2014 United States government has been in the news a lot for its efforts to undermine the Internet’s basic privacy and security protocols. There were the Edward Snowden revelations about the National … Continue reading

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