Net Neutrality will affect us all

net neutrality could lock down the free speech we enjoy

I’m worried about the future of the internet. I’m worried that decisions taken by the US Court of Appeals and the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will have far-reaching, and world-wide repercussions. I’m worried that if we don’t take a stance in support of net neutrality now, we’ll lose any chance of using our voices in … Read more

Whatsapp What's Up With All The Access Permissions?

Dear Whatsapp developers and management, As a long-term user of Whatsapp, I was slightly concerned when I heard about your sale to Facebook. I worried that my privacy would be violated in one way or another to further the development of your business. I thought that my fears were unfounded and pointless for a while, and … Read more

What is the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web

The terms “Internet” and “World Wide Web” or simply “the web”, are sometimes used interchangeably. People say that they search the Internet, but they also say they search the web. However, there is a difference between them, so let’s look at what sets them apart. Quick and Easy Answer Basically, the Internet is a massive … Read more

Why all the permissions?

It’s been about 9 months since Edward Snowden’s release of the scale of PRISM intrusions shocked many people throughout the world. Ordinary citizens along with governments were left reeling at just how they could be targeted by a foreign government accessing “private” information about them. The storm has not slowed, abated or even dropped from … Read more