Category: Internet

FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC voted today, 12/14/17, to remove net neutrality regulations that were put in place two years ago. For details on the vote, its consequences, and upcoming challenges, check this article from Wired: THE FCC JUST KILLED NET NEUTRALITY. NOW

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Tech-Related Discounts for Students

In today’s class, one of my students informed us that Spotify Premium is available to students at 50% off the regular monthly price. This inspired me to look for a comprehensive list of tech-related discounts that are available for students. The

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Ashley Madison’s User Data Exposed

The famous “have an affair” website was hacked last month and the perpetrators threatened to release the private (and intimate) data of 30+ million users if the site was not shut down. Last night, the hackers followed through on their

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Will Google+ Be Around Much Longer?

Google+ was originally an attempt to create a social network that integrated many of Google’s services (including YouTube). After years of falling way behind other social networks and angering some users in the process (many thought Google was “forcing” this service

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Managing Photos Online

How do you manage years of photos that are scattered among various devices and social networks? Eight online services reviewed: http://ow.ly/MsauB (Courtesy of The Verge)

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Net Neutrality passes FCC Vote

“In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.” – CNET http://www.cnet.com/news/net-neutrality-a-reality-fcc-votes-to-bring-internet-under-utility-style-rules/

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