The Switch | Uber is in a position to suck up billions that people might otherwise pour into cars, gas and insurance.
James Hall | Whenever the corporatists see the prospects to carve out, more efficient monopolies, they seize the opportunity.
21Wire + RT | Are we in danger of losing a free internet and a free market?
UK Column | Exposing The Leveson Common Purpose: The battle for press and internet freedom is now on.
Activism Net | Privacy is necessary for an open society in the electronic age. Privacy is not secrecy.
21st Century Wire | This excellent documentary series goes through in fine detail the battle which is still being fought along intellectual property lines.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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… ….
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 […]
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 […]
Raw Story | The forces of ‘bottom-up anarchy’ are forcing the authorities to up their security game.
Jerry Mazza | Those who talk truth to power will be taxed or banned – I hear the clicking of boot heels as I write.