All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘free internet’

Skype Co-Founder Wants Free Broadband For All Americans

Operating under the mission statement of “the Internet is a right, not a privilege,” Niklas Zennstrom, one of the co-founders of Skype, has introduced an idea of bringing free broadband services to the United States, one that would be powered LightSquared, a wholesale wireless broadband network carrier. Zennstrom is now part of FreedomPop, the group partnering with LightSquared to bring …

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Two Hundred Tech Entrepreneurs Sign Letter In Opposition To SOPA

Engine Advocacy, a entrepreneurial coalition whose mission is to “create an environment where technological innovation and entrepreneurship thrive by educating, collaborating, and innovating startups in shaping policy,” has gathered together a list of important tech figures who all voice opposition to the current SOPA/PIPA legislation. 204 “entrepreneurs, founders, CEOs and executives” have all signed a letter to the United States …

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PROTECT-IP/E-PARASITE Act Gets A White House Petition

The E-PARASITEs act (formerly known as the PROTECT-IP act) is still floating around Congress, and the threat of its passing has many internet denizens worried. The bill would essentially require service providers to block access to certain sites, dependent on the accusation that they promote copyright infringement. The Senate-introduced PROTECT IP Act stated that the target of the new laws …

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