The Repeal Of Net Neutrality Is A Bad Thing (But Not For The Reasons You Think)

While much the internet is in an uproar about Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to roll back Network Neutrality, I’d like the suggest that they’re focusing on the wrong thing.

Dear Aunt Sadie, Please Step Back From The Net Neutrality Ledge

[Commentary]  Once again, the [open Internet] rules are being rewritten.  Once again, the pitchforks and torches are in hand.

FCC and Verizon: There is a technical solution

[Commentary] A minor media brouhaha erupted when Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler sent a letter to Verizon about the company’s disclosure of its intent to manage traffic for the heaviest users of its unlimited mobile plan for

Facebook Added 'Research' To User Agreement 4 Months After Emotion Manipulation Study

[Commentary] Four months after the Facebook emotion study happened, in May 2012, Facebook made changes to its data use policy, and that’s when it introduced this line about how it might use your information:

A New Weapon In Upworthy's Unlikely War On Clickbait

Getting readers to click on headlines and share articles is what Upworthy does better than almost any other website in existence.

Exclusive: Google Wants To Collect Your Health Data With 'Google Fit'

Google is planning to launch a new health service called Google Fit to collect and aggregate data from popular fitness trackers and health-related apps, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the company’s plans.

BBC News Division To Cut 500 Jobs

BBC News is preparing to announce 500 more job losses, as part of its ongoing cost-cutting programme, and that industrial action could well follow.

If Aereo Loses In The Supreme Court, Can It Rise Again?

Does Chet Kanojia have a plan B for Aereo if it loses at the Supreme Court? Yes. A defeated Aereo can rise again on the strength of its technology. While Kanojia is shy on details, it’s clear he isn’t giving up.