“Santiago is an LA Democrat & progressive. His 5th largest donor is AT&T from whom he has received over $43k over his four-year-long career. AT&T also paid a charity in Santiago’s district … Continue reading Democrat with financial ties to AT&T just gutted California’s net neutrality law
If approved in a plenary vote, Articles 11 and 13 place an impossible burden on companies to police the content that gets posted on their sites. You won’t be able to share … Continue reading The E.U.’s New Copyright Law Spells Disaster for the Internet
A new survey underscores what you already know. People don’t trust traditional media as they once did. They trust social media even less. And certain groups in particular, including Republicans and people with … Continue reading You aren’t alone; U.S. adults broadly think around 40 percent of the news is misinformation
The ECB’s mandate is a purist’s delight. It sets out a strict and narrow path, with price stability defined as the primary objective; the ECB may “support” secondary goals like growth, employment, … Continue reading The ECB’s narrow mandate is no longer fit for purpose
Campaigners say technology risks turning UK citizens into ‘walking ID cards’ UK police are using automated facial recognition cameras to record details of those taking part in lawful, peaceful protests eg … Continue reading Police face legal action over use of facial recognition cameras in the UK
The economy’s booming. Some states have raised minimum wages. But even with recent wage growth for the lowest-paid workers, there is still nowhere in the country where someone working a full-time minimum wage job could afford to rent a modest two-bedroom apartment, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the National Low … Continue reading A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S.
Over the last 25 years, melting Antarctic ice has added nearly 3 trillion tons of water to the ocean, enough to fill Lake Erie six times over. What’s it going to take … Continue reading Antarctica is losing ice twice as fast as anyone thought | PBS NewsHour
These mergers hurt everyone except for CEOs and investors who profit off of monopolistic prices. If we step back, we see these two moves are part of a larger trend: America is … Continue reading Mega-mergers like AT&T and Time Warner crush American democracy
Corporate executives are using tax cuts and share buybacks to pad their own compensation, a top regulator said Monday. Duh, it’s the reason why the stock market is up. Companies are not … Continue reading SEC official: Clamp down on officials who cash in on stock buybacks
British army targeted “stressed” 16-year-olds on exam-results day with Facebook army recruitment ads
Every August, British 16-year-olds get their marks from the GCSE exams, a high-stakes test that has an enormous impact on their future educational and earnings prospects; on results day 2015, the British … Continue reading British army targeted “stressed” 16-year-olds on exam-results day with Facebook army recruitment ads
Day 1 of a worse internet. Certain websites and services will start running slower.. even if it’s just a fraction of a second slower it will be enough to get you to … Continue reading Net neutrality is officially dead. Here’s how you’ll notice it’s gone.
It emerged late Thursday that the Justice Department had secretly seized years of email and phone records of a New York Times reporter in connection with a leak investigation. This marks a … Continue reading How the Justice Department’s Seizure of a Reporter’s Email Records Subverts the Free Press