After a small trial “blew all the expectations out of the water,” the meat-free burger is expanding its reach. It’s only in Finland and Sweden, but with its success there it’s sure … Continue reading McDonald’s to Make First-Ever ‘McVegan’ Burger a Permanent Menu Option
He fears the FCC has not considered the full consequences of altering the open web. Europe, which has adopted net neutrality rules for some time can give us some insight into whether … Continue reading France’s top internet regulator, Sébastien Soriano, has a message for Americans on net neutrality.
Congress took $101 million in donations from the ISP industry — here’s how much your lawmaker got. Article shows how much our politicians are owned by our Internet providers. Source: All 535 … Continue reading All 535 members of Congress, and how much money they got from ISPs
Trade deals were hammered out in secret by multinationals at the expense of workers and citizens. Benefits must be shared if the global economy is to work The fact that these free … Continue reading Globalisation: time to look at the past to plot the future
The Republican tax bill is an abomination. It gives hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks over the next decade to the country’s richest people. The Trump family alone stands to … Continue reading Can We Cut the Crap on the Debt from the Tax Bill Hurting Our Kids? That’s the wrong argument.
As Twitter tries to figure out how to lock down the parts of its platform that enable harassment, as well as the spread of misleading information and illicit content, there have been … Continue reading Meet the man who deactivated Trump’s Twitter account
Internet providers seized a tool built at public expense, privatized it, and sold it back to us for profit. Repealing net neutrality will only make it worse This article is correct. We … Continue reading It’s time to take the internet off the free market – and make it a basic right
The FCC’s argument for repealing net neutrality is based on an assertion that investment in broadband has decreased. But the data doesn’t back up that claim. The whole basis behind him destroying … Continue reading There’s a big math problem with the FCC chairman’s main argument for repealing net neutrality
Network’s estimated power use also exceeds that of 19 other European countries, consuming more than five times output of continent’s largest windfarm This is worrisome as bitcoin power consumption is nowhere near … Continue reading Bitcoin mining consumes more electricity a year than Ireland
I used natural language processing techniques to analyze net neutrality comments submitted to the FCC from April-October 2017, and the Key Findings: One pro-repeal spam campaign used mail-merge to disguise 1.3 million comments as unique grassroots submissions. There were likely multiple other campaigns aimed at injecting what may total several million pro-repeal … Continue reading More than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments were Likely Faked
As we noted yesterday, the FCC is trying to use the Thanksgiving holiday to distract the press and public from its blatant handout to one of the least liked and least competitive … Continue reading FCC Releases Net Neutrality Killing Order, Hopes You’re Too Busy Cooking Turkey To Read It
Nothing good — but we can keep fighting for it. Right now, there are regulations in place that, for the most part, force your ISP (Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, etc) to treat every megabyte of data the same. A megabyte from Facebook gets treated the same way as one from Instagram, a … Continue reading What Happens Without Net Neutrality? – Emma Lindsay