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Good News: “Regulators abolish [Obama era] ‘net neutrality’ rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that intended to ensure a free and open Internet, as protesters gather to oppose the change. The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight … Continue reading

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YouTube Censors [ANOTHER] Viral Video

“…YouTube has sensationally censored a viral video that criticized a liberal comedian for claiming that white men were a bigger threat than Islamic terrorists. The video, entitled The Dumbest Liberal Ever, had received over 700,000 views before it was hidden behind … Continue reading

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“…Russian internet watchdog threatens to block Facebook”

“The head of Russian state internet watchdog Roskomnadzor has told reporters that Facebook must fulfill the demand to store personal data of Russian citizens on Russian territory or face forceful blocking as early as in 2018.” https://www.rt.com/politics/404639-state-internet-watchdog-threatens-to/

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British citizens arrested for online comments while jihadis roam free

“Following the savage terror attack by Muslims in London in which eight people were killed and another 48 wounded, British police made 25 arrests for “hate crimes.” [Blogger Comment: Notice the quotation marks.] Meanwhile, 12 potential terrorists arrested in connection … Continue reading

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Samsung’s smartphones can listen to and watch web activity while monitoring emails

“SAMSUNG phones use technology which can spy on what you’re reading and watching online – and monitor emails in your inbox. The phones switch onto spy mode after they are alerted by a “beacon” often embedded in web pages or … Continue reading

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“Amazon shares break above $1,000 for the first time ever”

“Shares of Amazon crossed $1,000 per share on Tuesday, the first time ever, and a long way from the company’s 52-week low of $682.12… Amazon has split three times since its IPO in 1997. In 1998, it issued a two-for-one … Continue reading

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Good News: “FCC votes 2-1 to advance repeal of Obama-era internet rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to advance a Republican plan to reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 “net neutrality” order.” http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fcc-neutrality-idUSKCN18E2H7 Net neutrality existed before Obama was in office. Obama’s new set of rules would pass ownership … Continue reading

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