Tracks what is developing about net neutrality, the right to access the internet and information, and other multi-media news, mail, print, technological, radio, wifi, trends and any communication system.A watchful eye on communication policy is kept to report new developments and organized citizen efforts to push back and protect citizens' communication systems from government and corporate over reaching.
The legislation would have ended the NSA's collection of domestic calling records. Its failure means there has been little in the way of policy changes as a result of Edward Snowden's disclosures almost 18 months ago.
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) responded on Sunday to a Washington Post op-ed in which Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) wrote that net neutrality is "Obamacare for the Internet." Franken said Cruz “doesn’t understand” what net neutrality is.
This week saw Microsoft tease its first branded Lumia while we reviewed Google's Nexus 9 tablet. Meanwhile, Android users are waiting for the Lollipop software update; we created a list of what devices different companies plan to upgrade.
Documents obtained by VICE News shed light on the relationship between government regulators and the telecoms they're regulating amid the net neutrality debate.
Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:
The accusations are usually leveled because of the revolving door that has seen FCC officials leave the agency to work as lobbyists for telecom companies, and lobbyists for telecom companies leave to work for the FCC.
Internal FCC documents obtained by VICE News in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request we filed last April sheds a little more light on the revolving door and the cozy relationship between the regulators and the industry it oversees.