‘There’s a Disconnect Between DC and What People Actually Want’: CounterSpin interview with Tim Karr on net neutrality
Tim Karr: “We’re talking about millions and millions of dollars that have gone from the phone and cable lobby to elected representatives to lobbyists to lawyers, to try to get net neutrality off the books.”
An identification — whether accurate or not — could cost people their freedom or even their lives.
The greatest tyranny yet would be the merging of corporate monopoly and governmental power to create the most invasive surveillance state in history.
Google’s efforts are just one part of a much wider government-corporate drive to assert control over the flow of information over the Internet…
If you are a supporter of fast, fair, open, and affordable networks, November will be a bad month. And December will be, too. So, keep calling your representatives and senators and tell them that you oppose pretty much everything this FCC is doing.
In the context of criminal justice, America’s faith in technological interventions is worse than misplaced; it is dangerous.
An eye-opening object lesson in U.S. military strength around the world with a special in depth report on Ukraine.
The Internet has thrived precisely because of net neutrality. It’s what makes it so vibrant and innovative—a place for creativity, free expression, and exchange of ideas.
Political analysis comes after first 10 minutes or so of technical information.
Evergreene Digest | How US nuclear force modernization is undermining strategic stability: The burst-height compensating super-fuze
Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget
Snowden expressed concern about the global erosion of privacy.
How the UAE is recruiting hackers to create the perfect surveillance state.
Transborder Immigrant Tool Series: Poetry Built for Survival on the U.S.- Mexico Border (Multimedia)
Poet Amy Sara Carroll wrote a series of 24 poems, titled “The Desert Survival Series/La serie de sobrevivencia del desierto,” which were uploaded onto cellphones equipped with simple compasses and interfaces. Each poem is a form of lyrical advice that provides readers and listeners with tools for every hour of a day spent in the pernicious borderlands between the U.S. and Mexico.
The FBI’s ongoing, long-term incompetence has led to the deaths of far too many Americans. San Bernardino and Orlando are only the beginning. If the FBI can’t do its job, if its only counterterrorism successes are when it entraps hapless idiots who don’t know any better and who never had any intention of committing a terrorist act, it should be scrapped.