Tech at Night: Net Neutrality oral arguments were today. NSA smashes Tor.
Net Neutrality! Verizon has taken the FCC to court over the FCC’s illegal Open Internet order of course. Oral arguments were today at the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. The court should reject the rule of course, as the court already rejected Net Neutrality previously in the Comcast case. The ALA, like a lot of reflexive leftist organizations, is wrong.
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Tech at Night: FCC’s Net Neutrality order is illegal. Wikileaks funding Snowden.
Are the Europeans looking to censor the Internet with the NSA as pretext? Cameron Kerry seems to think so. I don’t know how serious or likely any proposals were, but it bears looking at if you’re a European.
Meanwhile here in the US, the Internet control pretext is Net Neutrality, which ought to be struck down. The Communications Act never gave them that power, and the Telecommunications Act was pretty clear on an open Internet. The FCC has acted illegally.
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All Your On-line Communication Belongs to Obama
Obama’s government wants to be able to monitor all Internet communication and it is ready and willing to mandate that all encryption software, including peer-to-peer apps, have a backdoor so that the government can decrypt the traffic. The New York Times reported this morning on a Federal government plan to put government-mandated back doors in all communications systems, including all encryption software. The Times said | Read More »