Is Uber’s success an argument for or against regulating the internet? Depends on who you ask.
Congress may try to rush through one last attempt at passing NSA reform before several Patriot Act provisions sunset in June.
14 House Republicans have signed onto a resolution to strike down the FCC’s new net neutrality rules.
WASHINGTON POST — In post-Soviet Russia, you don’t make memes. Memes make (or unmake?) you. That is, at least, the only conclusion we can draw from an announcement made this week by Russia’s three-year-old media agency/Internet censor Roskomnadzor, which made it illegal to publish any Internet meme that depicts a public figure in a way […]
Is your password, like John Oliver’s, under eight characters? Someone is probably reading your email.
A lot of Americans might say they don’t care about government spying—but they definitely care about their d— pics.
The lawsuits against the FCC’s new utility-style internet regulations have already begun, but Chairman Tom Wheeler declared Friday that he is confident his agency’s rules “will be upheld by the courts.”
The Texas representative shouted at FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler for the new rules, which prevent Internet providers from blocking certain websites, selectively slowing traffic and offering “fast lanes” for higher-paying websites.
The next step in the net neutrality fight has arrived: litigation.
Once the FCC has dropped its new rules to regulate the internet last month, the lobbyists were not far behind.
Republicans have begun their probe into whether the White House was improperly involved in the Federal Communications Commission’s drafting of net neutrality rules.
Netflix is fighting AT&T in a PR-war over net neutrality with everything they’ve got—including snarky House of Cards tweets.
From driverless cars to robot waiters to even the use of smarter drones, ignore the nay-sayers who insist robot technology will leave millions jobless and all of us worse off (unless, of course, you are that poor woman whose hair was eaten by a Roomba). In fact, the technological revolution is maturing and inevitable, according […]
Add this to the list of things people now need to rely on their phones for — deciding who to hang out with and who to cut out of their lives. A new app wants to do just that. Pplkpr, pronounced “People Keeper,” is an app that pairs up with wrisbands and devices that can […]
Just when you thought the TSA couldn’t get any more invasive… Now the Transportation Security Administration doesn’t just want to check out your naked picture and go through your physical belongings, they also want to have access to your online profile and Internet history as well. Since 2013, the TSA PreCheck program has been available […]
The Federal Trade Commission finalized its settlement with Snapchat Wednesday over the company’s allegedly false advertising that photos and videos sent through the social app are permanently deleted.
It’s not just Santa who sees you when you’re sleeping and knows when you’re awake anymore. The “Elf on the Shelf” phenomenon has taken over as a prevailing Christmas tradition, but one professor warns that it could actually be indicative of a much larger societal shift — a shift that helps normalize a Big Brother culture […]
Uber said it was providing free rides out of a Sydney business district affected by an ongoing hostage situation. It’s taken heat because that wasn’t the initial policy.
The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web said Thursday that affordable access to the Internet should be recognized as a human right. Tim Berners-Lee, who launched the Web in 1990, made the remarks as he released his World Wide Web Foundation’s latest report tracking the Internet’s global impact, the Associated Press reported. Berners-Lee said […]