FCC chairman and former big telecom lobbyist Tom Wheeler just said in a blog post that he’s won’t hesitate to use Title II of the Communications Act of 1934 if he has to. This is the authority the FCC uses to regulate telephone companies. It’s also a move that’s sure to please net neutrality advocates.
Or they can just do that now and really save us all a ton of trouble.
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WashingtonPost: The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping into the central servers of nine leading US Internet companies, extracting audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs that enable analysts to track a person’s movements and contacts over time.
This is worse than the Verizon phone log situation. This NSL/PRISM issue will lead to a misunderstanding of what the problem is.
The act of us, users, giving information to private companies in exchange for a service (Gmail, Facebook) isn’t the issue. It never was an issue as far as I’m concerned. The issue is the government’s power when it comes to accessing that information. More importantly how government obtains and wields that power.
A video posted by m24.ru shows the dramatic crash-landing of a Russian airliner in Moscow Saturday. The video taken from the dashboard of a passing car shows the plane sliding off the runway and crashing onto a nearby highway where it split into several pieces. At least 4 are dead.
The CDC officer had a serious warning for Florida health officials in April: A tuberculosis outbreak in Jacksonville was one of the worst his group had investigated in 20 years. Linked to 13 deaths and 99 illnesses, including six children, it would require concerted action to stop.