The big talking point around the interwebs lately has surrounded the Google/Verizon (GooVer) net neutrality proposal–or, at least their version of net neutrality. While it’s good to talk and to vent, that doesn’t actually accomplish much unless you are talking and venting to the right people. Continue reading
This is potentially the game-changing issue of the information age. It can seem like tech esoterica, but in this inter-connected world, it’s resolution will touch just about everyone. Electronic Frontier Foundation weighs in on th Google-Verizon Net Neutrality Proposal – … Continue reading
It’s sad when empires fall. via Broadband access in the United States is even worse than you think. – By Sascha Meinrath and James Losey – Slate Magazine.
I haven’t written a journal entry in a while. This time, it’s not going to be any one thing because there isn’t just any one thing going on big enough for an entry all its own. Continue reading
In 2008, companies and interest groups spent at least $3.42 billion to lobby Congress and the Federal Government. That’s really just another dollar amount to us at this point. Let’s look at it this way: that equates to 68,400 jobs with a gross pay of $50,000. Continue reading