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An Orwellian George Soros Calls Facebook And Google A ‘Menace’ For Hacking Our Minds

Posted by on January 28, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
An Orwellian George Soros Calls Facebook And Google A ‘Menace’ For Hacking Our Minds

Soros also said that giants like Facebook and Google should be looked at as public utilities, calling for government regulation of the platforms, a move which would completely solidify political control over the a vast majority of content on the internet. As it is, the censorship we see emerging today is motivated by corporate elites, however regulating these companies would introduce federal control over content as well. An Orwellian nightmare.

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Internet Unites to Protect Net Neutrality as Netflix Tells FCC: “See You in Court”

Posted by on January 7, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Internet Unites to Protect Net Neutrality as Netflix Tells FCC: “See You in Court”

The lobbying group that represents some of the nation’s largest companies in Silicon Valley—including Google, Amazon, and Netflix—announced Friday that it would act as “intervernor” in a lawsuit against the FCC’s recent decision to dismantle rules that enshrine net neutrality protections that have governed the web since its creation.

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Team Internet Is Far From Done: What’s Next For Net Neutrality and How You Can Help

Posted by on December 18, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Team Internet Is Far From Done: What’s Next For Net Neutrality and How You Can Help

It’s not too late to stop the FCC’s rule change from going into effect. Poll after poll show that Americans overwhelmingly support net neutrality, and Congress has already been inundated with calls for them to take action. We need to keep up the pressure, and we will. You can help: call your members of Congress and urge them to use the Congressional Review Act to save the Open Internet Order.

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What Both Sides Are Missing About Net Neutrality

Posted by on December 17, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
What Both Sides Are Missing About Net Neutrality

Once the clamping down on individual expression and creation on the internet reaches a breaking point, the population will seek a better alternative. With the growth of peer-to-peer, open-source technology, it is only a matter of time before the internet expands into a number of different, competing webs of information.

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Net Neutrality Fight ‘Not Over’: Groups Launch Internet-Wide Campaign Pushing Congress to Overrule FCC Vote

Posted by on December 15, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Net Neutrality Fight ‘Not Over’: Groups Launch Internet-Wide Campaign Pushing Congress to Overrule FCC Vote

Just hours after the FCC’s vote, the coalition of activist groups behind Team Internet and BattlefortheNet.com announced the launch of “a massive internet-wide campaign” calling on members of Congress to overturn the FCC’s move by passing a Resolution of Disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), which only requires a simple majority in the House and Senate.

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Massive ‘Break the Internet’ Revolt This Week to ‘Save Net Neutrality’

Posted by on December 12, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Massive ‘Break the Internet’ Revolt This Week to ‘Save Net Neutrality’

Net neutrality defenders have planned a massive online demonstration this week ahead of the FCC’s scheduled vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s deeply unpopular plan to kill the open internet, which critics have denounced as “naked corporatism.” Slated to begin Tuesday—and continue through to the scheduled vote by the Republican-controlled FCC on Thursday—the “Break the Internet” protest is aimed at showing “the world what the web will look like without net neutrality.”

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Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide

Posted by on December 8, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide

Protesters targeted Verizon because the FCC’s Chair Pai is a former lobbyist for the company, which has—along with major internet service providers (ISPs) Comcast and AT&T—invested heavily in pressuring lawmakers to support policies that benefit telecom companies at the expense of consumers.

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Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

Posted by on December 5, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

With the FCC set to vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to kill neutrality in just over a week, a diverse coalition—ranging from consumer protection organizations to progressive lawmakers to Harvard professors—have denounced the FCC’s proposals and are scheduling nationwide protests to combat the agency’s move to let massive telecom companies “cash in on the internet” at the expense of consumers.

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Story of Unlikely Friendship Goes Mega Viral — and It’s Just What the Internet Needed

Posted by on December 4, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Story of Unlikely Friendship Goes Mega Viral — and It’s Just What the Internet Needed

The budding friendship between a young black man from New York and an 80-year-old Caucasian woman from Florida was exactly what the Internet needed at the end of a long week. The tweet racked up more than 403,000 likes and 96,000 retweets just hours after the two met in person for the first time during the man’s first ever trip to the Sunshine State.

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A Dollar Spent on Bitcoin ‘Lottery Ticket’ in 2010 Now Worth Almost $4 Million

Posted by on December 2, 2017 in Alternative Media, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
A Dollar Spent on Bitcoin ‘Lottery Ticket’ in 2010 Now Worth Almost $4 Million

The incredible bitcoin rally over the past seven years has professional investors and novices alike scratching their heads.

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7 Healthy Habits to Help You Thrive in Our Overwhelmingly Digital World

Posted by on November 22, 2017 in Entertainment, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
7 Healthy Habits to Help You Thrive in Our Overwhelmingly Digital World

Just a few dozen years ago, there were only a few TV channels to watch – and Pac Man. Now, the choices are endless. Here’s how to handle them.

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The Demise of Dissent: Why the Web Is Becoming Homogenized

Posted by on November 20, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Demise of Dissent: Why the Web Is Becoming Homogenized

Simply put, the web is becoming Orwellian. There’s plenty of approved “diversity of opinion,” but dissent is being sidelined to the fringes as a risk to the perfection of managed content.

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Why Didn’t Anyone Listen to Corey Feldman’s Warnings About Pedophilia in Hollywood?

Why Didn’t Anyone Listen to Corey Feldman’s Warnings About Pedophilia in Hollywood?

Former child star Corey Feldman is crowdsourcing $10 million for a film that promises to out a network of Hollywood pedophiles, a sick ring that the 46-year-old insists “thousands” of industry insiders are well aware of. In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations, there’s been a push to bring what The Daily Beast’s Ira Madison called “Hollywood’s other ‘open secret’” to light, and Feldman is leading the charge.

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Is There Hope and Greater Meaning in the Hurricanes Battering the Gulf of Mexico?

Posted by on September 10, 2017 in Alternative Media, Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Is There Hope and Greater Meaning in the Hurricanes Battering the Gulf of Mexico?

Could there be some greater meaning to the handful of hurricanes threatening and attacking in the Gulf of Mexico? Jacob Israel, an internet commentator seems to think so. You will probably find his interpretations of these weather phenomena at least interesting if not compelling.

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How Will You Die? (Video)

Posted by on August 31, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 4 Comments
How Will You Die? (Video)

Surveys show most people want to die quickly in their sleep and without notice, but the odds of that happening to most people is really low. AsapSCIENCE examines the more common reasons that people die and what separates them by country and lifestyle.

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