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AOL Chief: The Future of Media Is ‘Mobile’ (Video)

The future of nearly all media—and consequently, all advertising—is on our phones, said AOL CEO Tim Armstrong in a video memo to employees after announcing the sale of his company to Verizon.

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What Will Verizon’s $4.4 Billion Cash Purchase of AOL Mean for The Huffington Post?

The surveillance state-friendly communications giant declared Tuesday that it will acquire AOL with the goal of expanding its video offerings. But the acquisition of the onetime king of media comes with much more than just videos; it comes with one of the biggest left-leaning websites online, The Huffington Post.

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Boycott, Divest and Sanction Corporations That Feed on Prisons

The companies that cruelly exploit prisoners will get the message only if it is delivered in the form of a sustained, nationwide economic action.

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Verizon Will Now Let Users Kill Previously Indestructible Tracking Cookies

Verizon says it will soon offer customers a way to opt out from having their smartphone and tablet browsing tracked via a hidden un-killable tracking identifier.

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 READ MORE



Zombie Cookies Will Be Killed, Company Says

Tech company Turn said it would stop using tracking cookies that are impossible to delete. The decision came in response to a recent ProPublica article that revealed the controversial practice.

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Beware of the Tracking Cookie You Just Can’t Kill

An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.

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Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie Verizon Customers Can’t Kill

An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.

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AT&T Stops Tracking Customers but Verizon Remains Committed to Prying

Negative press coverage has forced the wireless carrier to reconsider selling customer data to advertisers.

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NSA Court Judges Invest in Verizon While Surveillance Warps Law and Journalism

We must never be surprised when we learn once again that our lawmakers and law interpreters are in bed with the country’s largest corporations—this is how the American government now operates.

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 READ MORE



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All of America’s Wireless Carriers Suck, but T-Mobile Is the Fastest

According to OpenSignal, a company that tracks cellphone data speeds, mobile phone service in the United States is universally lousy compared with the rest of the world.

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 READ MORE


Sprint Chairman Says His Network Is ‘Horrible’

Mergers are all the rage these days, and in his bid to add a second U.S. carrier to his collection, Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son isn’t pulling punches.

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No More Net Neutrality

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Net Neutrality

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Goodbye Net Neutrality, Hello Gilded Age Internet

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Did you hear about the recent federal appeals court ruling that shot down the terribly named net neutrality?
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Internet for Sale: Federal Court Guts Net Neutrality

The Washington, D.C., District Court of Appeals just eliminated the FCC’s already-compromised protection of a free and open Internet and moved to limit the federal watchdog’s authority over broadband.

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Want a Faster Internet Connection? Try Any of 31 Other Countries

The United States has fallen behind competing nations in the speed of its Internet infrastructure. There’s more than faster movie downloads at stake. And yes, there are sleazy corporate stances muddying up the issue.

Posted on Dec 30, 2013 READ MORE



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Judge Richard Leon’s Anti-NSA Ruling May Not Be All You Think It Is

I don’t want to throw a wet blanket on the celebration, but at least two cautions are warranted about federal Judge Richard Leon’s surprising opinion declaring that the NSA’s telephone metadata program likely violates the Fourth Amendment.

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 READ MORE



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Do Any Corporations Anywhere Pay Taxes?

U.S.-based corporations such as Apple and GE have come under fire for (legally) cheating the tax man, and such behavior turns out to be common beyond American borders.

Posted on Sep 1, 2013 READ MORE


Europe Spied On

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Spying

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Obama and NSA

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U.S. Bugs

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NSA Evolving Life Form

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Who Is More Miserable?

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Snowden and Putin

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Obama Climate of Leaks

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Snowden Game

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No Snowden Anywhere

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USA Hunting for Snowden

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Obama’s NSA

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Obama NSA

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Bugging

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Privacy

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Little Trust in the President

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FBI Drone

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Shadow

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Not So Super

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NSA Like Me

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In Search of Snowden

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Big Data Is Watching Out for You

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Obama NSA Little Ears and Intervention in Syria

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Spying

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Government Listens to Its Citizens

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Father’s Day Drone

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Privacy Blower

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Freedom of the Pressured

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NSA

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Bush Drone

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Reading Your Mail

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The NSA

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