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World Wide Web was born on this day 28 years ago

Today 6:30 AM 6193 shares By Deb Kiner | [email protected] The World Wide Web was born on this day in 1991. From history.com, “British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee published the first-ever website while working at CERN, a particle physics lab in Switzerland.” According to history.com, Berners-Lee observed how difficult it was to keep track of the lab’s projects […]

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Did Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Intend To Deceive?

July 28, 20198:00 AM ETHeard on Weekend Edition Sunday Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11, 2018.Andrew Harnik/AP Updated at 1:23 p.m. ET Facebook has a long track record in deception: telling people one thing, while doing another. That’s according to federal regulators, at least one of whom […]

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Internet perpetuates job market inequality

Date:June 26, 2019Source:North Carolina State UniversitySummary:Recent research finds the internet is giving employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic. Instead, lower-wage jobs have become ‘black holes,’ with intense competition for positions, while many higher-wage jobs are going to targeted candidates and are open to only […]

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British ISPs throw in the towel, give up sending out toothless copyright infringement warnings

What a waste of time and money that was By Max Smolaks 20 Jul 2019 at 07:41100  SHARE ▼ Creative Content UK, the organization that terrified British internet users by requiring ISPs to send out emails with accusations of copyright infringement, has decided to drop this questionable practice. The Get it Right campaign, part-funded by the UK government, will no longer engage suspected pirates […]

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Survey: Survey Explores Broadband Impact on Local Economies, Telehealth, Education

Everyone who’s concerned about community broadband needs to contact your economic development agency, department, whoever spearheads your community’s economic development. I’m surveying these professionals about broadband’s impact on local economies. Community broadband is advancing in many places nationwide. But it’s also taking a beating in some areas. The only way we can fight back, capture […]

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Internet Watch Foundation

Our remit and vision Our vision Our vision is to eliminate child sexual abuse imagery online. Our remit is to remove: Child sexual abuse content* hosted anywhere in the world. Non-photographic child sexual abuse images hosted in the UK. Our aims We work to: Eliminate child sexual abuse images online. Help victims by removing images […]