Ron and Rand Paul launch a crusade for Internet freedom
Best known for his “end the Fed” campaign, Ron Paul has taken up a mission of equal intensity as he aims to keep government — and the “Net Neutrality” initiative — far from the Internet, which is doing fine on its own.
TV watching dollars at stake in complex policy battle
Sen. Jim DeMint is proposing a law he says would bring a freer marketplace between local broadcasters and the pay-TV industry.
Google’s ‘wi-spy’ adventure
Google’s Street View product allows viewers to zoom a map all the way from orbit to street view, but the latest incident begs the question, what can’t Google see?
How secure is your neighborhood?
Almost 28 percent of 26 million wireless networks across the country are completely unsecured, lacking both passwords and data encryption.
‘Rational Actors,’ meaning hostile governments, pose big cyber threat
This summer, it is a potential cyber-attack by an Estonian-based gang of hackers that Rep. Mike Rogers says could have catastrophic implications for American security.
Net neutrality for dummies
“ObamaCare for the Internet” would likely cripple download speeds and impair overall usability. Proponents argue Net Neutrality makes the Internet fairer, but it would be equivalent to socializing the Web.
Cyber-security bill passes the House
Reasonable protection, or “son of SOPA?”
Federal Communications Commission is more secretive than the CIA
The secrecy is deeply troubling because the FCC is shaping Internet regulation, and because it is so cozy with industry. That’s why an amendment by Rep. Diaz-Balart of Florida seeks transparency.
Farewell, the New Frontier
As the space shuttle Discovery flew three times around Washington, thousands on the ground gazed upward with marvel and pride. Yet what they were witnessing, for all its elegance, was a funeral march.
Gone In 60 Nanoseconds
The world as we know it is on the brink of disintegration, on the verge of dissolution.
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