internet

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

Activism Won Net Neutrality – Can it Stop Trump’s FCC from Rolling it Back?

April 28, 2017

Craig Aaron of Free Press says the fight to stop FCC chair Ajit Pai’s attempt to undo net neutrality, which protects equal access to internet content, depends on a resurgence of the grassroots activism that helped push it through in 2015.

Cuba

March 17, 2016
Sujatha Fernandes, Professor of Sociology at Queens College, discusses how Cuban advocates for greater internet connectivity are not willing to open the country to U.S. corporations in exchange for internet access

Where are the Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Media?

March 2, 2014

While Palestinian citizens make up 20% of Israel’s population they are only covered 2% on prime time news. Part of the reason why lies in who reports the news.