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The New Facebook and why Netflix split in two

Sep 23, 2011
How important is Facebook's push into digital media? It's huge. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, believes the social network could remake the w...
Posted In: Facebook, government, hulu, netflix, policy, privacy, social media, Web Culture

On-shoring is the new off-shoring (thank you FCC)

Aug 5, 2011
Call centers are bringing jobs back to the United States. Julius Genachowski, chairman for the FCC, says call centers will hire about 100,000 pe...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, government, Jobs

House members want Internet Service Providers to keep track of your online activity

Jul 29, 2011
The bill is called Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011. Because who would want to vote against that? The bill passed in the...
Posted In: children, government, privacy

New data security bill introduced in the Senate

Jul 29, 2011
I'm not sure how anyone in Congress has any time to do anything but try to figure out how to get a debt crisis deal done, but apparently, they do....
Posted In: Congress, government, privacy, security

Rickrolling @whitehouse

Jul 28, 2011
The White House is holding "office hours" on Twitter during the debt ceiling negotiations. During yesterday's session, some Obama staffer...
Posted In: government, rickroll, Twitter, Web Culture, white house

Tracking Anonymous

Jul 27, 2011
The FBI has been raiding alleged members of the hacking collective Anonymous in recent weeks. This morning, Wired's Threat Level blogs unearthed...
Posted In: anonymous, FBI, government, security

NSA & cell phone tracking

Jul 27, 2011
This guy say you don't need to join a hacker collective before federal agents can follow your trail in cyber space....
Posted In: Congress, government, mobile, nsa, privacy, security

Head of country's cyber agency resigns

Jul 26, 2011
The Department of Defense doesn't want to talk about why Randy Vickers resigned as director of the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team. US- CERT...
Posted In: Congress, government, military, security

Another Way to Elect a President

Jul 25, 2011
If the Philadelphia's constitutional convention were held today, what would elections look like? Americans Elect are hoping to use the net to...
Posted In: government

Government layoffs at computer centers

Jul 20, 2011
The US government will close 800 of its 2000 computer data centers. New technology, like cloud computing and spreading the data crunching load...
Posted In: cloud, cloud computing, government

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