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Could Li-Fi Be the New & Improved Wi-Fi?

Posted by on November 27, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 13 Comments
Could Li-Fi Be the New & Improved Wi-Fi?

Scientists say Li-Fi is shown to be 10 times faster than WiFi. Bec Crew explains the new technology that could replace WiFi.

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One In Five Kids Who Grew Up With The Internet Believe All Of It Is True

Posted by on November 23, 2015 in Internet, Media & Arts with 11 Comments
One In Five Kids Who Grew Up With The Internet Believe All Of It Is True

Do you know how to decipher truthfulness of information you find online? The blogger says the millennial generation struggle to do so.

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AT&T Hit with $100mn Fine After Slowing Down ‘Unlimited’ Data

AT&T Hit with $100mn Fine After Slowing Down ‘Unlimited’ Data

AT&T hit with $100mn fine after slowing down ‘unlimited’ data The Federal Communications Commission hit telecommunications giant AT&T with a $100 million fine, the largest it has ever levied, for slowing down the internet speeds of customers with “unlimited” data plans. The company said it will fight the fine. Thousands of AT&T customers complained to the FCC about the issue, saying they noticed that when they had used up a certain amount of data watching movies or browsing the web, AT&T “throttled” their internet speeds so that they were much slower than normal. Millions of AT&T customers were affected by the practice. In a press release announcing the fine, the FCC said the company “severely slowed down the data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans” and “failed to adequately notify its customers that they could receive speeds slower than the normal network speeds AT&T advertised.”

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Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance

Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance

TWO years ago today, three journalists and I worked nervously in a Hong Kong hotel room, waiting to see how the world would react to the revelation that the National Security Agency had been making records of nearly every phone call in the United States. In the days that followed, those journalists and others published documents revealing that democratic governments had been monitoring the private activities of ordinary citizens who had done nothing wrong.

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TPP Could ‘Undermine Health of Web’ Say 250+ Tech Companies and Digital Rights Groups

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Government, Internet Control, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
TPP Could ‘Undermine Health of Web’ Say 250+ Tech Companies and Digital Rights Groups

More than 250 tech companies and digital rights organizations on Wednesday sent a joint letter to Congress, blasting the corporate-backed TPP trade deal they say “actively silences the voices of Internet users, start-ups, and small tech companies…while undermining the health of the entire Web.”

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Breaking Video: Net Neutrality Advocates Blockade FCC Chairman’s Georgetown Home

Posted by on November 10, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 2 Comments
Breaking Video: Net Neutrality Advocates Blockade FCC Chairman’s Georgetown Home

Advocates for net neutrality blockaded FCC Chair Tom Wheelers driveway this morning, chanting “Don’t let the Internet die. Time to reclassify!” and singing “Which side are you on Tom? Are you with the people or with the Telecoms?” Meanwhile, the White House has reversed its position on Net Neutrality.

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How Secret Societies Stay Hidden On the Internet

Posted by on July 28, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
How Secret Societies Stay Hidden On the Internet

Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University

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