Post Tagged with: "Verizon"

August 14, 2010 07:07

Protesters denounce Google plan for ‘two-tier internet’

Protesters outside the famed Googleplex said this would create a “pay-to-play” service and urged Google to live up to its famous motto “don’t be evil”. But do they know what is really going on?

August 5, 2010 05:40

Verizon, Google make net neutrality pact in FCC push

The FCC said Verizon and Google are still part of meetings between senior staff and officials at AT&T, Skype, a cable trade association and the Open Internet Coalition. Public interest groups criticized the meetings and the rumored agreement between Verizon and Google for allowing giant Internet firms to have a greater say in the future of how consumers access the Web.

February 11, 2010 12:29

Feds push for tracking cell phones

Obama administration has argued that warrantless tracking is permitted because Americans enjoy no “reasonable expectation of privacy” in their–or at least their cell phones’–whereabouts. “The government is arguing that based on precedents from the 1970s, any record held by a third party about us, no matter how invasively collected, is not protected by the Fourth Amendment.”