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October 6th, 2022 - 9:04 pm § in Law and Courts

A Supreme Court case could drastically change the internet

Nohemi Gonzalez, then 23, a California student, was one of 130 people killed by ISIS terrorists in Paris on November 13, 2015 (see details here). Her family is suing Google, alleging its algorithms helped radicalize the killers by steering them to videos that ISIS posted on YouTube. Vox says in an a[...]

May 16th, 2018 - 2:02 pm § in Uncategorized

Net Neutrality Survives

Senate Approves Overturning FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Several Republicans joined Democrats in voting to overturn the FCC’s controversial decision. But the measure has little chance of success in the House.[...]

January 29th, 2018 - 8:44 am § in Misc.

Trump May Nationalize The Cell Phone Network

 Axios is breaking the story that it has obtained  documents from within the Trump administration.  The documents propose nationalizing 5G!  5G IS THE NEXT GENERATION OF THE CELL NETWORK! This is as abut socialist as it comes.  5G will go beyibdtoday’s cell phones, offering enough bandwid[...]

January 11th, 2017 - 1:24 am § in Misc.

FINALLY! FCC enforces privacy rights.

Military spy looking thru the rear side of a monitor at a blissfully clueless Net user.FCC passes sweeping rules to protect online privacy  We NEED MORE! The rules, passed in a 3-2 vote by the Federal Communications Commission, require Internet providers, such as Comcast and Verizon, to obtain their customers’ explicit consent before using or sharing that behavioral data with t[...]

December 24th, 2016 - 1:10 am § in Misc.

Michael Hood in Haiti

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September 20th, 2016 - 8:14 am § in Misc.

The web is perverse: Rumors of the death of Bishop Tutu

Yesterday THE.Ave.US reported a long that sais Desmond Tutu had died.  SAD NEWS: Desmond Tutu Dead At 84 After Readmission On Saturday This morning, there are no confirmations, no follow up stories and several web sites say this is a sad fraud. The web is perverse. [...]

July 17th, 2016 - 12:01 am § in Misc., Science

150th Anniversary of Death of Tesla (The Man Not the Car!)

WOMEN The female mind has demonstrated a capacity for all the mental acquirements and achievements of men, and as generations ensue that capacity will be expanded; the average woman will be as well educated as the average man, and then better educated, for the dormant faculties of her brain will be [...]

July 16th, 2015 - 8:44 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Obama Brings Broadband To Seattle!!!!!!!!!!!!

ConnectHome, a low income  initiative by the Obama administration, will bring high-speed broadband access to over 275,000 low-income households across the US. According to the White House, the pilot program will launch in 27 cities including New York, Boston and Seattle, as well as the Choctaw Tri[...]

June 7th, 2015 - 7:39 am § in Uncategorized

“The internet wasn’t designed for this”

We’ve recently been inundated with reports of data breaches, and the latest is a doozy: More than 4 million present and former federal employees had their personal information stolen by anonymous hackers possibly working for China’s military. As a CNN guest columnist puts it, not exactly[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

Municipal Broadband in Seattle ?

Municipal Broadband in  Seattle Municipal Broadband Lunch and Learn  Impact HUB SeattleJun 17, 2015 12:00 PM  Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall  Jun 18, 2015 12:00 PM Christopher Mitchell is a national expert on community networks and approaches, having authored the most in-depth c[...]