Viewing: Net Neutrality

The catastrophic consequences of the non-Neutral Net will be very hard to spot, until it’s too late

By on January 12, 2018

Writing for Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow summarizes the conclusions of a standout interview with Stanford Law expert Ryan Singel and International Studies expert Didi Kuo about the meaning of the post-neutrality web. Cory Doctorow: Stanford’s Futurity interviews Stanford Law expert Ryan Singel and International Studies expert Didi Kuo about the meaning of a non-Neutral internet,... Continue reading

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Summary of Xnet’s work defending Digital Rights in 2017

By on January 2, 2018

Index: # COPYRIGHT AND ACCESS TO KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION – Directive of the European Union on Copyright in the Digital Single Market – “Canon Digital” Private Copy Levy in the Spanish State – Copyright exceptions and limitations in Spain # FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND PROTECTION OF LEAKERS / ALERTERS / WHISTLEBLOWERS – Anticorruption whistleblowing platforms... Continue reading

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In the battle for net neutrality, can co-ops keep the internet open and democratic?

By on December 28, 2017

Small, community-owned ISPs are spreading – and could help to protect open internet access Sammi-Jo Lee, writing for Coop News, gives us the lowdown on the P2P alternative to ISP big players. Sammi-Jo Lee: In 2011, brand new fibre-optic cables lit up for the first time across the forested terrain of the Ozarks and up... Continue reading

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To Save Net Neutrality, We Must Build Our Own Internet

By on December 7, 2017

When it comes to the internet, our connections are generally controlled by telecom companies. But a group of people in Detroit is trying to change that. Motherboard met with the members of the Equitable Internet Initiative (EII), a group that is building their own wireless networks from the ground up in order to provide affordable... Continue reading

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Here’s how to contact your reps in support of net neutrality

By on December 6, 2017

A great collection of resources to defend net neutrality in the US. Reposted from Mashable. Matt Petronzio: Net neutrality is in jeopardy. It’s time for you to take action. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which is the U.S. government’s media regulator, is planning to completely scrap Obama-era rules protecting the idea that the internet should... Continue reading

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