October 24, 2018

Ars Technica, Jon Brodkin, October 23, 2018- The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules has received support from the Republican attorneys general of Texas, Arkansas, and Nebraska. The three states filed a brief Friday in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, urging judges to reject …

October 10, 2018

Millenial Politics, Deedra Abboud, October 8, 2018- Lack of consumer protections allows multinational service providers (internet & phone), with an unprecedented access to your personal information, to determine the market value of your personal freedoms. In 2007, Yahoo sold dissident subscriber identities to the Chinese government. In 2008, Vodafone ‘exchanged’ dissident identities for ‘country access’ in Egypt. …

October 5, 2018

Washington Post, Neema Singh Guliani, October 3, 2018- After years of claiming they could self-regulate, the tech industry is suddenly receptive to the idea of federal privacy legislation. But don’t let this post-Cambridge Analytica “mea culpa” fool you into believing these companies have consumers’ best interests in mind. Far from it. This …