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The Year the Open Internet Came Under Siege: 2017 Year in Review
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The fight between the Federal Communications Commission’s choice to abandon the principles of net neutrality and the majority of Americans started early in 2017 and continued into the very last month of the year. But even with the FCC’s bad vote ...[Read more]
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Big Brother is watching? New Facebook facial recognition spots you even if you are not tagged
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The world's largest social network has just rolled out a new feature of its facial recognition technology that will notify users when someone has uploaded a photo of them even if they havent been tagged in it on Facebook. ...[Read more]
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FCC Votes to Overturn Net Neutrality Regulations
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reclassified net neutrality from Title II to Title I of the Communications Act of 1934, slashing regulations on what Internet Service Providers (ISP) can do regarding internet speed. The five-member panel, w ...[Read more]
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FCC Set to Roll Back Digital Civil Rights with Thursday vote to Repeal Net Neutrality
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The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote Thursday on whether to repeal the landmark net neutrality protections passed under President Obama in 2015. Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers treat web content equally and ...[Read more]
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Revealed: How the US pressured Sweden to shut down Pirate Bay
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The extent of US influence over Sweden’s crackdown on Pirate Bay has been revealed over a decade later, thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request by TorrentFreak. The documents show the methods used by the US government to pressure Sweden to crack ...[Read more]
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All 535 members of Congress, and how much money they got from ISPs
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The FCC is about to give massive internet service providers the power to divide the internet. It is at risk of becoming unrecognizable. A vital global utility that has been a boon to creative and economic freedom for people around the world may be turned ...[Read more]
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Net neutrality: ‘Father of internet joins tech leaders in condemning repeal plan
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More than 20 internet pioneers and leaders including the “father of the internet”, Vint Cerf; the inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee; and the Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak have urged the FCC to cancel its vote to repeal net neutrality, d ...[Read more]
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Amazon drivers forced to deliver 200 parcels a day with no time for toilet breaks while earning less than minimum wage
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Drivers are being asked to deliver up to 200 parcels a day for Amazon while earning less than the minimum wage, a Sunday Mirror investigation reveals today. I hopped in a white van to spend a day with one driver and experience first-hand the intolerable p ...[Read more]
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The man who could doom Internet: Ajit Pai ignores outcry from all sides
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Over the last few weeks, critics have attacked Ajit Pai online, protesters have covered his house in cardboard signs and he has publicly squabbled with celebrities including Alyssa Milano, Mark Ruffalo and Cher. Why? Because Pai, the chairman of the Feder ...[Read more]
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Amazon – at What Cost?
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It has been a year since workers at the largest Amazon warehouse in Dunfermline were found camping out in tents in the woods, unable to afford rising rents. Once again the Amazon warehouse is back in the news. ...[Read more]
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Amazon warehouse workers taken away by ambulances after collapsing due to exhaustion
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Amazon workers are so exhausted by long hours and relentless targets they are falling asleep on their feet, according to a new investigation. Employees reportedly had timed toilet breaks, a claim denied by the company. Some were made to do compulsory ov ...[Read more]
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