To Battle “Trolls,” Establishment Wages War on Internet Freedom

by Source: The establishment’s false narratives about the world are imploding in spectacular fashion thanks to the Internet, and the establishment’s propagandists are increasingly being called out for their deception. That has the establishment extremely upset. So upset, in fact, that establishment propagandists and the federal government are busy demonizing online freedom and concocting […]

Will the Pentagon’s Effort to Whip Up War Fever Work in This Internet Era?

by Source: In the past months the Obama Administration has clearly also escalated tensions in the seas surrounding the Peoples’ Republic of China—East China Sea with Japan and South China Sea with the Philippines—tensions which potentially could provoke a catastrophe. While both provocative operations could give the Pentagon budget a boost in times of […]

TIME Argues ‘Trolling’ Demands Formal Policing of the Internet

by Source: How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet Joel Stein … Troll Culture of Hate Time … They’re turning the web into a cesspool of aggression and violence. What watching them is doing to the rest of us may be even worse  …  This story is not a good idea. Not for society and […]

Are Trolls Turning The Internet Into A Festival Of Hate?

by Source: Have you noticed that people say some of the most hateful things imaginable on the Internet?  Earlier today, I came across a Time Magazine article entitled “How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet“, and it made me reflect on my own experience as the publisher of a number of prominent websites.  Over the […]

How the Internet Is Undermining Global Technocracy

by Source: The Federal Reserve’s Shifting Makeup … The professional background of the Federal Reserve’s leadership has moved from one that was dominated by bankers to one that is heavily academic … Fed research economists are Ph.D.s by training who worked in the Fed’s economic research divisions and typically publish academic research; Fed administrators […]

FCC Argues to Shackle Internet

by Source: When FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler (shown) began pushing the most recent attempt at Net Neutrality, his first public salvo was an op-ed piece written for Wired. The February 4 article was his attempt to make the case for the necessity of government regulation of the Internet. Throughout the article, his disdain for […]

DC police computer glitch puts thousands of cases in limbo

by Source: Officials in Washington, DC are reviewing thousands of criminal cases after learning that a computer glitch may have prevented defense attorneys from receiving evidence during the last two and a half years. An apparent problem with the database software used to log law enforcement records in the nation’s capital was brought to […]

It’s Not Too Late to Stop Net Neutrality

by Source: Republican lawmakers are pursuing legislation to reverse the FCC’s Net Neutrality ruling, which at least one lawmaker describes as “illegal.” In the February 26 ruling, which will take effect unless blocked by Congress, the FCC voted to regulate the Internet as a public utility under Title II of the Communications Act. Called “Net […]

Net Neutrality Is a Trojan Horse Virus Infecting the Internet

by Source: Last week Tom Wheeler, chairman of the FCC, published an op-ed piece for Wired which laid out his strategy to “ensure net neutrality” by treating the Internet as a public utility and applying the same types of regulations that are used for phone and electric companies. Many groups favor the move because […]