The Authoritarian Quest for a Sovereign Internet

Jun 05, 2019

The next steps by the likes of China and Russia toward segmentation of the internet, and the way private companies respond, will make or break the World Wide Web. On February 12, the Russian State Duma passed a bill to create a “sovereign” internet, demanding independence from global servers...

Is the Internet Increasing or Decreasing Productivity?

Oct 17, 2018

As debate over productivity rages furiously, it is time to adopt better measures to capture the value technology adds to the economy. It is an open secret that technological advances of the computer age have changed our lives in many ways. However, we have yet to answer a simple question: How...

What the End of Net Neutrality Actually Means

Jun 18, 2018

As the Obama-era rules end, there are a number of questions surrounding how consumers will be affected and whether additional policy changes may follow. On June 11, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially ended network neutrality rules that were put in place three years ago by the...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Following Our “Way of Life”

Feb 01, 2018

A British chief marshal provides clues about where the global-minded, but mainly Western military-industrial complex intends to lead the world. National borders are a thing of the past. They used to be important because they defined population groups that were under the jurisdiction of a...

Say Goodbye to the Internet

Dec 16, 2017

The FCC decision to repeal Obama-era net neutrality laws opens up the internet to unfair competition. If you haven’t really bothered to look into net neutrality until this week, that’s because you probably had no particular reason to. Net neutrality is something we have been enjoying on a...

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