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

Written 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’

Written 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

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

Written 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

Written 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

Written 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

Written 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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How Will You Die? (Video)

Written 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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Julian Assange Just Showed How YouTube Censors Ron Paul For Promoting Peace—This Is 1984

Written by on August 29, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Julian Assange Just Showed How YouTube Censors Ron Paul For Promoting Peace—This Is 1984

To not be so blatant about their attempt to quash peaceful anti-war messages, YouTube is employing a form of soft censorship. Instead of simply deleting the videos—which has happened to the Free Thought Project on numerous occasions—YouTube is moving to slowly strangle alternative media through defunding their accounts, limiting their reach, and informing new viewers that the content may be offensive or extreme.

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YouTube Begins Purging Alternative Media As The Deep State Marches Toward WW3

Written by on August 13, 2017 in Alternative Media, Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
YouTube Begins Purging Alternative Media As The Deep State Marches Toward WW3

In the last week, we’ve witnessed a massive crackdown on alternative media — the likes of which are unprecedented. Quite literally overnight, YouTube issued a sweeping update and demonetized thousands of video in accounts across all political spectrums.

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50 Amazing Websites Where You Can Learn for FREE (Even Courses from Harvard, Yale and MIT!)

Written by on June 22, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
50 Amazing Websites Where You Can Learn for FREE (Even Courses from Harvard, Yale and MIT!)

Do you love to learn? Then you need to know about these free learning websites!

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The 6 Biggest Social Media Sins You Must Avoid Committing

Written by on June 9, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 1 Comment
The 6 Biggest Social Media Sins You Must Avoid Committing

Many of you are stretching the social media boundaries to stand out online and in the process losing sight of your common sense and in the process damaging your reputation. Stop doing these 6 things…

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Google Is Putting CNN, Washington Post, NYT in Charge of Fact-Checking News

Written by on April 11, 2017 in Corporate Controlled Media, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Google Is Putting CNN, Washington Post, NYT in Charge of Fact-Checking News

Anyone can volunteer to be a fact-checker, says Google, cautioning that “Only publishers that are algorithmically determined to be an authoritative source of information will qualify for inclusion.” Currently, the growing list of 115 organizations includes the likes of CNN, The Washington Post, NBC, CBS, and The New York Times, to name a few. So now, not only will the corporate media be able to deem which content is acceptable and which isn’t, it’ll also be able to guide readers toward their own view on the matter.

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20 New Year’s Resolutions for News, Journalism and Social Media

20 New Year’s Resolutions for News, Journalism and Social Media

New Year’s resolution # 1: Avoid use of headlines and writing of tweets that misrepresent and/or oversimplify the content of linked-to articles. Headlines matter as they frame the stories for users.

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