It’s been 18 months since it emerged that US mobile companies were selling the location data to their tens of millions of users with little or no oversight, and Congress wants to know what the hell the FCC is doing about it.
- That Time Telco Lobbyists Sent Me All Their Talking Points About Trying To Shift The Blame To Internet Companies | Techdirt – About those talking points …. – (netneutrality politics eff )
- Long Live the Web: Tim Berners-Lee Scientific American – TBL is back with hisvcontinuing arguments for an open, net neural web. "Why should you care? Because the Web is yours. It is a public resource on which you, your business, your community and your government depend. The Web is also vital to democracy, a communications channel that makes possible a continuous worldwide conversation. The Web is now more critical to free speech than any other medium. It brings principles established in the U.S. Constitution, the British Magna Carta and other important documents into the network age: freedom from being snooped on, filtered, censored and disconnected." – (facebook history internet web berners-lee netneutrality openaccess )
- Sarah Palin’s Kids: The Complete Lack of Online Self-Control Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree – A quick commentary on decorum. Those krazy Palins. – (facebook twitter linguistics fyc )