With all the controversy surrounding the National Security Agency’s PRISM program, millions of web users are on the hunt for alternative options. This call for better privacy policies and the assurance of security is making way for certain start-ups to rise from obscurity.
The NSA developed the PRISM program as a way to keep tabs on […]
Is your internet unusually slow today? Anonymous, a loosely knit group of internet hacktivists, are claiming credit for a huge cyber-attack against 500 Chinese government websites—ultimately influencing sluggish internet speeds all across the globe. Who knows how they did it, but Anonymous hacked through the great firewall of China.
According to the monitoring website Internet Traffic […]
Several events within the past year show us that Internet usage is a privilege, not a right. Citizens of Egypt, for example, were completely denied Internet access during a series of protests in early 2011. Not only did this cut them off from communicating with family and friends around the country and the globe, but […]
In a move establishing historical global precedent, the UN and the EU have both recently announced that Internet access is a fundamental human right, that cannot be denied under any circumstances.
The organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN have both declared that Internet access is a human right in the last […]
What is the value of having a top level domain name? The most common TLD is .com. People usually perceive sites that have a “dot com” domain ending to be the most authoritative, as it is usually a sign of quality web hosting. Despite this, after ICANN’s new changes to TDL regulations, a revolution of […]