UBER: $40 billion Start-Up ‘Will Replace Car Ownership’

The Switch | Uber is in a position to suck up billions that people might otherwise pour into cars, gas and insurance.

Beyond Net Neutrality: Internet 2 and Corporate Governance

James Hall | Whenever the corporatists see the prospects to carve out, more efficient monopolies, they seize the opportunity.

The FCC & Obama Look To ‘Turn The Screw’ On Internet Freedom

21Wire + RT | Are we in danger of losing a free internet and a free market?

UK Column Live – Conference for Freedom in Press and Media 2013

UK Column | Exposing The Leveson Common Purpose: The battle for press and internet freedom is now on.

A Cypherpunk’s Manifesto

Activism Net | Privacy is necessary for an open society in the electronic age. Privacy is not secrecy.

Revisiting the Copyright Debate: ‘Steal This Film’ – Part 1 & 2

21st Century Wire | This excellent documentary series goes through in fine detail the battle which is still being fought along intellectual property lines.

Russia’s Medvedev Stalked in Mystery YouTube Hit Piece

Anna SmolchenkoA slick documentary film has mysteriously emerged on the Russian Internet where former ambassadors, an ex-general and even an ex-prime minister line up to accuse Dmitry Medvedev of betraying Russia’s interests while he served as president.It is unclear who could be behind the anonymous but professionally-shot film accusing Medvedev of treason over the NATO-led air campaign […]

YouTube could introduce paid subscriptions this spring

Caitlin DeweyWashington PostYouTube could roll out a paid subscription model for some content providers as early as next quarter, according to company sources quoted by AdAge and the Wall Street Journal.The move will bolster YouTube’s attempts to lure viewers (and advertisers) from TV to computer screens. YouTube has never been secretive about that goal: At last year’s Consumer […]

LEGAL UPDATE: British Prosecutors Clarify Offensive Online Posts Law

BBC Dec 19, 2012 New guidelines could see fewer people being charged in England and Wales for offensive messages on social networks. The Director of Public Prosecutions said people should face a trial only if their comments on Twitter, Facebook or elsewhere go beyond being offensive. He said the guidance combats threats and internet trolls […]

RUMOURS OF BACKLASH AGAINST BLOGGERS: Details surface after Slog asked to delete links

The Slog Dec 11, 2012 Having been tipped off last week about the pulling together of a Government plan to attack bloggers via McAlpinesque legal threats, The Slog received in short order a series of requests from a variety of blogospherists, asking for links to articles about leading politicians to be deleted. Jeremy Hunt and […]

Everyone In US Under Virtual Surveillance, All Info Stored, No Matter The Post

Whistleblower and former NSA crypto-mathematician who served in the agency for decades – virtual privacy in US, Petraeus affair and whistleblowers’ odds in fight against the authorities are among key topics of this exclusive interview… ….

‘Trial by Twitter’ Talking Point Now in Full Swing…

Peer’s revenge over Twitter slurs: McAlpine will sue internet gossips  Tory peer ‘terrified’ by BBC’s false implication that he abused children Terms of the agreement will be announced in court in a few days’ time And lawyers will sue ANYONE who named him on Twitter Mail Online Lord McAlpine is taking landmark legal action against […]

White House Hires ‘Terminator’ To ‘Squash Negative Stories’ About Obama

Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com May 24, 2011 In a bid to ‘squash negative stories’ about Barack Obama that appear on the Internet, the White House has hired a dedicated propagandist whose role will be to savage people who tell “lies” about the President, in a chilling reminder of how prosecutors threatened people with jail time […]

Exclusive: ‘Internet was never free or open, and never will be’

Raw Story | The forces of ‘bottom-up anarchy’ are forcing the authorities to up their security game.

Obama’s Internet Czar Cass Sunstein wants to turn off the lights on Free Speech

Jerry Mazza | Those who talk truth to power will be taxed or banned – I hear the clicking of boot heels as I write.

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