2015’s Net Neutrality rules were officially repealed in the federal register and now? The Electonic Frontier Foundation, 22 Attorneys General, and other organizations are now going to court to fight this repeal.
Mozilla, has filed a petition against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in a federal court in Washington, D.C., due to its recent decision to overturn the 2015 Open Internet Order which was brought in during Obama’s tenure as President.
The House of Representatives have voted to expand the NSA’s surveillance powers for another six years. Many consider the bill to be a clear violation of the Fourth Amendment, as it endorses warrantless collection of Americans’ emails, chat logs, and other personal communications.
Routers traditionally come packed with firmware that is accessible and configured in GUI format. Often, the amount the user can configure is rather limited, and monitoring tools can be few and far between…or even non-existent!
By ‘flashing’ firmware onto your router, you can have more options to play with and make little tweaks that perhaps you couldn’t previously. Basically, you start off with your existing ‘stock’ firmware – stock firmware refers to the firmware shipped with your router.
Companies now control the entire internet and there’s no way to stop them. The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to eliminate its power to ensure net neutrality, effectively paving the way for internet providers to begin charging companies and consumers for faster internet access.
Net neutrality activists and some internet companies are out to “break the internet” today. The whole idea is to have as many people as possible flood social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and spam their thoughts about net neutrality.