internet

Trump's Huawei Ban Confirms 'Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons'

Trump’s Huawei Ban Confirms ‘Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons’

May 17, 2019

As Trump warns of the surveillance danger of Huawei, the real concern of consumers should be the fact they are being surveilled by the U.S. government and all tech companies, says Yasha Levine

Re-Decentralizing the Internet: The Fight to Unlock a Future of Digital Freedom (Pt 2/2)

Digital Colonialism & Humanity’s Struggle for Digital Freedom

March 28, 2019
Digital freedom is within the reach of society says Michael Kwet in presenting his analysis of digital colonialism under the Western model of technology.
Department of Justice Sues California to Stop its Net Neutrality Law

Department of Justice Sues California to Stop its Net Neutrality Law

October 2, 2018

In a highly contradictory move, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is telling California that only the federal government has the authority to regulate internet service, while at the same time maintaining that it cannot (will not?) regulate it either. We speak to Ernesto Falcon, legal counsel of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

California Net Neutrality Bill: 'Gold Standard' for the Nation

California Net Neutrality Bill: ‘Gold Standard’ for the Nation

September 7, 2018

California passed a landmark net neutrality bill, which now awaits Gov. Brown’s signature. ISPs are going all out for him to veto the law, but activists are keeping up the pressure  

Senate Bill to Reverse FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Gains Traction

January 12, 2018

As awareness of net neutrality gets more public attention, a Senate resolution that reverses the FCC’s net neutrality repeal has 45 supporters, but major obstacles remain. The fight to reinstate net neutrality is also taking place in states and courthouses. Craig Aaron of Free Press has more

Trump’s FCC Goes to War on Net Neutrality

November 23, 2017

A new plan unveiled by Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai would repeal hard-fought net neutrality rules that uphold equal internet access. Can Pai’s effort be stopped?

British Government Wants to Criminalize Web Use

October 27, 2017

The British government is set to expand terrorism offenses to include the act of viewing content online. Jim Killock of Open Rights Group says the move amounts to criminalizing thought

Real Media: Fintech & Your Reputation

October 23, 2017

Tom Fisher of Privacy International explains how financial technology companies are making assessments from the data that users create online, and how these judgements can be discriminatory and ultimately affect users’ credit ratings

Real Media: The Value of Data

October 16, 2017

Tom Fisher of Privacy International talks to Real Media about why and how companies are able to exploit users’ personal data