Internet

Broadband

Former Staffers Say FCC May Be Hiding Data Showing Broadband Industry Problems

FCC efforts to name and shame under-performing ISPs have disappeared in the Ajit Pai era.
Karl Bode
11.20.18
Reddit

This Word Appears in More Reddit Post Titles Than Any Other

A Reddit user scraped data from every submission that got at least 1,000 upvotes and found Trump topped the list of most-used words for three years running
Kaleigh Rogers
11.9.18
Digital Millennium Copyright Act

AT&T Will Kick Internet Users Offline for Piracy

But critics say losing access to an essential utility is a problematic over-reaction to copyright infringement.
Karl Bode
11.6.18
muninets

18 More Colorado Local Governments Voted For City-Run Internet

The Comcast-backed law was enacted in 2005, but allows for towns and counties to exempt their district through a local vote.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.5.18
Internet of Things

This Tool Shows Exposed Cameras Around Your Neighbourhood

Through a novel marrying of different tools, Kamerka can take an address, landmark, or coordinates and display exposed internet connected cameras on a map.
Joseph Cox
11.5.18
net neutrality

Supreme Court Judges Have Too Many Conflicts of Interest to Reconsider Net Neutrality

Three justices wanted to reconsider a lower court’s decision on net neutrality, but couldn’t get a majority because two other conservative justices had conflicts of interest and had to recuse themselves.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.5.18
net neutrality

America’s Internet Freedom Rating Dropped Due to the Repeal of Net Neutrality

Freedom House, a US think tank, analyzes internet freedom around the world every year, and this year’s report saw a drop in the US’s rating.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.18
sex work

Sex Workers Pioneered the Early Internet—and It Screwed Them Over

Sex workers were placing ads and organizing far before the internet as we know it even existed.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
10.3.18
new neutrality

ISPs Engage In Last Gasp Bid to Derail California’s Net Neutrality Law

Employees are being urged to demand a veto by California Governor Jerry Brown.
Karl Bode
9.7.18
Internet

Social Media Is a Weapon of War. How We Use It Is Up to Us

"'Win' the internet, [and] you can win silly feuds, elections, and deadly serious battles."
David Axe
9.4.18
Google

Google Blames Users For Renaming Senate Office Building After John McCain

The Russell Senate Office Building appeared as the McCain Senate Office Building on Google Maps Wednesday.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.29.18
I will never log off

Cowards and Trolls Log Off: Dril's New Book Is Awesome

It doesn't matter whether Dril's book contains any new content. What matters is that it exists.
Rachel Pick
8.28.18
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