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When Legislators attack … the Internet

There are those who think that Net Neutrality, is a government takeover of the Internet, when it is actually reasonable regulation that preserves how the Internet works today. If one wants an example of a Government take over of the Internet … Google

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COICA passes out of committee in the Senate

Every time a lawmaker gets ready to put forth legislation that effects the Internet I wince. This is because I know it was written in large part for large for-profit companies that wish to thwart the inevitable disruption of their

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Federal Government wants to wiretap the Internet … the fools

WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is “going dark” as people increasingly communicate online instead of by

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PWN your own phone

The decision to allow the practice commonly known as “jailbreaking” is one of a handful of new exemptions from a 1998 federal law that prohibits people from bypassing technical measures that companies put on their products to prevent unauthorized uses.

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