While Donald Trump dallies around with those attacking the mass media, European governments and digital platforms worry about fake news.
[W]hy should those laying the wires be permitted to decide what flows through the wires?
I have always imagined the internet as a major highway of information, one that can transport both large trucks and small vehicles. Net neutrality, considered one of the most basic rights for users and businesses, keeps that information highway from providing second tiers or lanes for those who pay, or for partners of [Read more]
Until yesterday, I was a cyber optimist. But if net neutrality that Trump has repealed extends around the world, I can no longer be that. Ending net neutrality means wiping out its very essence and all the varying possibilities for creation and innovation. “Abolishing net neutrality is a threat to the internet that [Read more]
In practical terms, the FCC has created a new tax that will end up being passed down to the final users ...
The internet is a symbol of globalization and U.S. world hegemony based on the innovation and capacity to bring the future to the everyday lives of the majority of the planet’s 7 billion inhabitants. This premise explains the importance of a domestic but momentous decision for the future of the web: the U.S. Federal [Read more]
<i>The advantage of the internet, decentralization, is also a weakness against viruses</i>
USA, 1962. Citizens live in fear of a supposedly imminent atomic war, while the government wonders how to rebuild society the day after a possible nuclear holocaust. Standard integration systems such as the telephone and the [Read more]