Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: internet

Why the internet itself is a major environmental problem

If the internet were a country, it would be the sixth biggest user of electricity.

Why Closing the Digital Divide Will Strengthen America and Help US...

With huge disparities in internet access across America, building out the information superhighway will be as essential as modernizing roads and bridges as the nation strives to rebound from the pandemic, grow a more powerful economy and forge a brighter future for all.

Google faces major antitrust lawsuits for alleged search monopoly

"As the gateway to the internet, Google has systematically degraded the ability of other companies to access consumers."

Making internet easier

The idea behind the foregoing is to make communication easier, prevent cheating, and make dispute resolution simpler and more acceptable in small cases.

Democrats bring net neutrality to Senate floor, McConnell ignores their will

"With voters from across the political spectrum overwhelmingly united in support of an open internet, it's only a matter of time before net neutrality is restored."

Telecom shill Ajit Pai shills for telecom

FCC chairman says he will approve harmful Sprint and T-Mobile merger.

‘Same BS from big cable funded politicians:’ Alarm bells over ‘deceptive’...

"All three of the lawmakers behind these bills essentially rubber stamped [FCC Chairman] Ajit Pai's repeal of net neutrality; that should tell you everything you need to know about their true intentions."

18 House Democrats have yet to sign the congressional resolution to...

"These Democrats have no excuse: their constituents want them to support real net neutrality and the entire rest of their party has already done so."

Russia’s cyber war against the West – an asymmetry in systems &...

"Artificial intelligence is the future, not only for Russia, but for all humankind. It comes with colossal opportunities, but also threats that are difficult to predict. Whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.”

Congress’ deadline to restore net neutrality is running out

The question is : "Will you vote to restore net neutrality and help save the free and open internet?"

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Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the USA

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

Billionaires ‘had a terrific pandemic’ while inequality killed millions: Oxfam

Oxfam International's latest report on global inequality finds that while the 10 richest individuals in the world more than doubled their collective...

How much crass irrationality can self-government stand? Can community wisdom offset howls for mob...

Trump-proof elections – with energized agendas, expanded voting, critical thinking and compassion Like delivery companies, food production, and all...

Personal Interview: Cynthia McKinney What are the prospects for peace?

Cynthia McKinney, an American politician and assistant professor at North South University, Bangladesh, gives an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer her most current thoughts and insights.