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Tim Berners-Lee Believes Web Access is a Human Right

Tim Berners-Lee Believes Web Access is a Human Right

By John Vinson April 13, 2011

Tim Berners-Lee, the man attributed to the creation of the internet, gave a speech at an MIT symposium and shared his two decades worth of internet knowledge with the crowd. He spoke about a wide variety of issues, from net …

AT&T Sort Of Opens Wireless Access

Any phone, any application, that’s the mantra of AT&T’s wireless business, but it isn’t any different than what has always been available to AT&T customers.

Educators Want Wikipedia Access Limited
Once again Wikipedia is getting buzz from educators

Syria Stops Access To Facebook

Syrians can no longer use Facebook to keep in touch with people, or more importantly, groups that criticize the government.

Free WSJ Online Access Coming

Rupert Murdoch plans to make WSJ.com free to increase readership and generate far more in advertising. Right now the site gets 1 million viewers and Murdoch hopes to see it go to 15 million. For now a subscription just to the online edition is $79 for a year.

GoDaddy & Google Partner on Webmaster Tools

Go Daddy and Google collaborate to offer easy access to Webmaster Tools, informs the Google Webmaster Central Blog.

Jango and “Social Radio”

Does the “social radio” market — which features well-established players like Pandora and Last.fm — need another entrant?

China Restores Access To YouTube

I’m not sure if Halloween is widely celebrated in China, but it seems the government nonetheless chose that day to present their citizens with a gift: access to YouTube.

Live Meeting 2007 – Web Access Problems

It turns out that while David Chao’s article was correct about the size of the Microsoft Live Meeting client download, that is only part of the story.

Reporters Internet Access Shut Down In S. Korea

The South Korean Government Information Agency cut Internet connections to a number of ministry pressrooms on Thursday. The move is part of an effort by South Korea to shut down what it calls collusive clubs.

AT&T Sets Spectrum Price, Buys Out Aloha

The remaining frontier is in the sky, as you might guess, and AT&T’s buyout of Aloha’s chunk of 700 MHz spectrum in advance of January’s government auction is a strategic move to conquer that frontier.

Google Challenges Verizon On Open Access

Verizon has been lobbying for changes to the 700MHz wireless auction that would remove an open access requirement permitting subscribers to use any handset they like with that spectrum.

Mobile Users Want Better Internet Access

The mobile Internet is gaining traction, 44 percent of U.S. mobile phone users say they want a mobile phone with better Internet capabilities according to a study from the Kelsey Group, "Mobile Market View."

Thailand Allows Access To YouTube

As censorship goes, this could be worse – YouTube has made any videos insulting the king of Thailand inaccessible from within that country.  In return, the Thai government has lifted a ban and apparently allowed everything else on the video-sharing site to return.

Gmail as a Spam Filter on Cpanel

You probably have heard that you can use Gmail to filter spam for all your email addresses. You might have gone so far as to look up how to do it and end up a little frustrated because your not a server whiz and rely on cpanel to set up filters. The reason your having problems is because Cpanel is a bit different than a vanilla Linux install.

Quick Overview

Politics Play In Kentucky Net Bans

State workers in Kentucky’s capitol have been suspended for using the Internet. Not for illegal or questionable activities, but for reading news, doing searches, and shopping.

Wireless Access Coming To The Skies

The FCC has long fought the airline industry over providing cellular access in flights, but their stamp of approval for in-flight WiFi has yielded a product announcement for this service.