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The 50th anniversary of ARPANET, the internet’s predecessor

The 50th anniversary of ARPANET, the internet’s predecessor | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Here’s the story of the creation of ARPANET, the groundbreaking precursor to the internet—as told by the people who were there.
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and the internet was born....

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The ‘splinternet’ is already here

The ‘splinternet’ is already here | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
There is no question that the arrival of a fragmented and divided internet is now upon us. The “splinternet” is no longer just a concept, but now a dangerous reality.
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IMO - definitely not the right direction for the www!

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Get ready for the "splinternet": The web might not be worldwide much l

Get ready for the "splinternet": The web might not be worldwide much l | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Rising protectionism, nationalism, and security fears could see an internet sequestered by national borders.
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this would be sad - incredibly sad - for all of mankind!

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Unplugging From the Internet Nearly Destroyed Me

Unplugging From the Internet Nearly Destroyed Me | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A totally true account of a time I went off-line
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WARNING - have we reached the point of no return?

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The end of net neutrality: What it means for your internet, cable and phone bill

The end of net neutrality: What it means for your internet, cable and phone bill | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it

"You've probably heard how on Dec. 14 the Federal Communications Commission repealed regulations that had been put in place by the FCC in 2015. The rules had prohibited broadband providers from blocking consumers from visiting any particular website or charging higher prices to access certain content faster.

In other words, all websites and their content would be considered equal, hence the phrase, net neutrality."

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STILL don't get it?  If you don't maybe you want to watch this - the fight is on!

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What Would Really Happen If Russia Attacked Undersea Internet Cables

What Would Really Happen If Russia Attacked Undersea Internet Cables | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The world’s internet infrastructure is vulnerable, but snipping a couple of lines is the least of your concerns.
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not  as serious by submarine as......

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Without net neutrality in Portugal, mobile internet is bundled like a cable package

Without net neutrality in Portugal, mobile internet is bundled like a cable package | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Update: The Federal Communications Commission has announced a total repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules, a sweeping rejection of Obama-era rules meant to keep the internet a level playing field and prevent companies from charging additional fees for faster internet access. US telecoms have pledged to broadly respect net neutrality principles, however, and this rulin
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WARNING: this could happen here - soon!

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StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
StumbleUpon is the easiest way to discover new and interesting web pages, photos and videos across the Web.
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from '62 to '09 - THE INTERNET!

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NET NEUTRALITY - Lets Talk

The FCC is gunning for Net Neutrality. Here's my take. Am I right? Am I wrong? Subscribe to my channel! Be sure to turn-on notifications
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sit back - do nothing - you lose..

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Julia Reda MEP - Net Neutrality

Julia Reda MEP discussing the importance of net neutrality and new EU legislation designed to reinforce this concept.
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is the EU smarter than we are?

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Save Net Neutrality

Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses net neutrality.
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liberals must be sleeping to let this one get by...

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Why we need net neutrality

Join the fight for a free, open, weirdo internet: https://www.battleforthenet.com The FCC is planning to repeal the strong net neutrality rules that we fought…
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important enough to be a staff pick on Vimeo...

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Net Neutrality: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Cable companies are trying to create an unequal playing field for internet speeds, but they're doing it so boringly that most news outlets aren't coverin
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if you do not understand what net neutrality means to YOU - watch the videos i will share each day - starting with this one...

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The 10 best Google Chrome extensions to make your life easier

The 10 best Google Chrome extensions to make your life easier | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Make your Chrome experience better with these add-ons. Extensions to sort, save, and move faster on the internet.
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some really good stuff here - i added a few i did not already have....   check it out!

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Tim Berners-Lee: world wide web inventor calls for 'fight' to protect internet on its 30th birthday

Tim Berners-Lee: world wide web inventor calls for 'fight' to protect internet on its 30th birthday | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The inventor of the world wide web has called for global efforts to tackle state-sponsored hacking, criminal behavior and abusive language on the internet, in an open letter marking the 30th anniversary of the revolutionary technology.
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WORLD WIDE WEB TURNS 30...

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How to Delete Yourself From the Internet

How to Delete Yourself From the Internet | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Looking to shrink your digital footprint or eliminate some of those time-sucking social media connections?
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know anyone who has escaped?

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10 ways the web and internet have transformed our lives

10 ways the web and internet have transformed our lives | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Our lives are more connected than ever before. Here's 10 ways that the web and internet have transformed them.
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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED - change we did!

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Tech Giants to Join Legal Battle Over Net Neutrality

Tech Giants to Join Legal Battle Over Net Neutrality | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
An industry group including Google and Facebook said it plans to join lawsuits to protect net neutrality rules, after the internet giants were criticized for not being vocal enough during last year's debate.
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complacency lost the battle - citizens unaware or just didn't care...  now the big boys will need to rescue the general population...  the impact of the loss in predictably devastating....

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Net neutrality repeal a 'blow to binge watchers'

Net neutrality repeal a 'blow to binge watchers' | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted to repeal net neutrality rules, which could impact prices at popular streaming services like Spotify and Netflix, according to some experts.
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the population has yet to realize the impact of this...

the big companies have won - for now

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Will the Latest Net Neutrality Proposal Lead to Higher Internet Bills?

Will the Latest Net Neutrality Proposal Lead to Higher Internet Bills? | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The Trump administration plans to repeal a key Obama-era policy intended to regulate the quality and cost of internet access.
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more on net neutrality... what are your thoughts?

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Why Net Neutrality Matters (And What You Can Do To Help)

Unless we speak up, the Internet will become a worse fustercluck than cable TV. Go to http://dearfcc.org to make your voice heard! See mor
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it matters!

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FCC will block states from passing their own net neutrality laws

FCC will block states from passing their own net neutrality laws | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
After the FCC began its assault on net neutrality earlier this year, several cities and states began looking into ways to protect consumers on their own. Unfortunately, the FCC has decided that it won’t allow that to happen: as part of its proposal to repeal net neutrality, the commission is trying to use its authority to preempt any and all state an
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so the FCC is going to block states from ruling on net neutrality - NOW more than ever, the fight to save net neutrality MUST be won!

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Defending the Internet with the FCC's Mignon Clyburn | Disrupt NY 2017

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn sits down with Devin Coldewey to discuss net neutrality, connecting underserved populations, and keeping true to her missio
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who is going to defend it?

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Why Net Neutrality Makes the Internet Great

Help save net neutrality at https://battleforthenet.com. The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see an
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why it matters...

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Comcast wants to control what you do online. Do you want to let them?

Comcast wants to control what you do online. Do you want to let them? | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The FCC is trying to kill the Internet again. This time, it’s even worse. Here’s how to sto
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there is a reason that social activist and big business have teamed up on this - who benefits if it does pass?  internet service providers!  who loses - YOU LOSE!

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