Tomorrow, people across America will stand in front of Verizon stores, calling on the FCC — whose chairman, the Neutracidal Maniac Ajit Pai, is a recovering Verizon lawyer — is determined to rollback the Net Neutrality rules Americans cherish. Find a protest near you.
Canada has a grotesquely concentrated telcoms sector and a grotesquely concentrated media sector, and thanks to a series of extremely anticompetitive mergers, the two sectors are one in the same.
“Taking away #NetNeutrality is the Authoritarian dream. Consolidating information into the hands of a few controlled by a few. Dangerous territory”. @MarkRuffalo; Ajit Pai: “These comments are absurd. Getting rid of government authority over the Internet is the exact opposite of authoritarianism. Government control is the defining feature of authoritarians, including the one in North […]
Comcast fought the last net neutrality regulation in 2015 by making a bunch of promises about how fair it would be, whether or not the FCC regulated its behavior; this week, Comcast has put on charm offensive by repeating all but one of those promises, namely, its promise not to create internet slow lanes and […]
uTalk is an educational app designed to get you speaking in a new tongue as soon as possible, and the subscription in the Boing Boing Store has been reduced to $19.99. With uTalk, you can choose from a huge list of over 130 languages — you aren’t stuck with just the most popular selections from […]
For those who have never piloted a quadcopter, but don’t want to burn their cash on cheap plastic, the TRNDlabs Spectre offers a high-end feel with a gentle learning curve. It’s being offered in the Boing Boing Store now for $92.99. To help you quickly get the hang of flying, this drone features a beginner […]
Mastery of Adobe apps is encouraged, if not outright required for entry into creative industry roles. To take your skills beyond rudimentary Photoshop, we’re offering the Adobe CC Lifetime Mastery Bundle in the Boing Boing Store for a pay-what-you-want price. This collection includes 9 comprehensive sections covering the essential parts of Adobe’s Creative Cloud. Building […]