21 December

Net Neutrality II: What happens next?

Despite the apocalyptic headlines from last week following the FCC’s illegal move to repeal rules protecting net neutrality, internet users should take heart: The fight has only just begun. . Polls show that the vast majority of American people are opposed to this move (including 75% of Republicans) and it’s time to push back against […]

13 December

Net Neutrality: A Call to Action Today

The FCC wants the internet to be treated like cable, in an effort spearheaded by congressional Republicans (265 of which received campaign donations from Big Telecom). According to battleforthenet.com, “Comcast, Verizon and AT&T want to end net neutrality so they can control what we see and do online. They want to gut FCC rules, and […]

11 December

Venezuela’s Petro Coin: A Monkey Dressed in Silk or Lipstick On a Pig?

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced plans to rescue his country’s collapsed economy by rolling out a cryptocurrency called the ‘petro’. The currency will supposedly be backed by the country’s oil, gold, and mineral reserves. This is his latest installment of a series of desperate attempts to circumnavigate suffocating US economic sanctions. According to news […]