NSA Extorted Yahoo’s Compliance With PRISM With $250,000 Per Day Fine Threat

By: Friday September 12, 2014 1:17 pm

While many in the tech industry appear to have no trouble collaborating with those illegally spying on American citizens, it is instructive to see what happened to the companies that even put up mild resistance to the NSA’s mission of “collect it all.”


DuckDuckGo Sees Traffic Soar in Wake of NSA Scandal

By: Monday July 15, 2013 11:30 am

The impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA continues to reverberate. Internet users are growing increasingly antsy about the personal data being tracked (and handed over to the NSA) by the big search engines, and are turning to the independent search engine DuckDuckGo in ever greater numbers.

Huffington-AOL Deal: Asking Tough Questions Not a Matter of Left or Right

By: Monday February 7, 2011 1:20 pm

Whether the even richer Arianna Huffington and her new venture represents the public remains to be seen, but in asking these questions thus far, it most certainly has. And there is an army right behind her if she fails to continue.

AOL Purchases Huffington Post

By: Monday February 7, 2011 7:00 am

America On-Line finally figured out how to pulp all those CDs and turn them into bills, because they just up and purchased the Huffington Post for $315 million.

Building the Shadow Internet

By: Saturday December 18, 2010 5:45 pm

Two developments have started to fragment the Internet of late. One looks quite a bit more benign, but both threaten the openness that has been a hallmark of the connected world.

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