As Global Policy Moves To Expand Digital Rights, US Faces Crucial Fight Over Equal Access To The Internet

HuffPostIn 2013, inventor of the internet Tim Berners Lee reflected, “When you make something universal … it can be used for good things or nasty things … we just have to make sure it’s not undercut by any large companies or governments trying to use it and Here’s how Trump’s FCC affects you ..

Europe Bracing for Possible Laptop Ban on Flights to U.S.

KTLASuch a move would represent a massive expansion of a laptop ban imposed in March on airlines flying out of 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa. Passengers on those flights are now required to carry anything bigger than a smartphone in checked …DHS ‘likely’ to expand laptop ban on flights ..

Trump’s laptop ban could create ‘travel hell’ this summer

Business InsiderThe US Department of Homeland Security’s laptop ban is likely to expand to include incoming nonstop flights from Europe in the near future. In fact, officials in the Trump administration are expected to meet with their European counterparts in Brussels EU, US officials meet to discuss possible carry-on laptop ban that has raised fears of air traffic disruption ..

Digital Life: The Trump path to free internet for the poor

Kansas City StarThe Trump era of internet regulation, or lack thereof, is underway. Most controversial is the concept of “net neutrality.” That’s the idea that nothing gets a fast lane or a road block — with the exception of kiddie porn and spam — on the internet Farewell Net Neutrality, Electing an AI President, and Amazon’s Goose Fixation—The Download, May 19, 2017 ..

2 faces of the immigration fight get to stay in US (for now)

CNN(CNN) Two undocumented immigrants who hunkered down in the same Denver church to elude deportation have won victories in their fights to stay in the United States. Immigration and Customs Enforcement granted temporary stays of removal to Jeanette … ..

Internet’s biggest players duck net neutrality fight

Some of the biggest names on the internet are trying to stay out of the contentious, public fight over the future of the Obama-era net neutrality rules. Google and other household names encouraged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to enact Choosing which cable channels to provide is speech, but offering Internet access is not See Similar Threads…Internet’s biggest players duck net neutrality fight – The Hill

Here’s what you can do to fight global warming, beyond changing lightbulbs

As scientist-activists who work on climate science and renewable energy, the question we get asked the most is, “What can I do about climate change?” Here’s our evolving take – a synthesis of what we think are the three most impactful ways to Climate Change: Temperature Spikes, Greenhouse Gasses Rise, More Global Warming Effect See Similar Threads…Here’s what you can do to fight global warming, beyond changing lightbulbs – Mashable

DHS ‘likely’ to expand laptop ban on flights

ComputerworldThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering expanding existing bans on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights, a situation that could pose a nightmare for many business travelers. DHS spokesman David Lapan said via email Europe is bracing for a laptop ban on flights to America ..

Trump will likely expand the laptop ban to Europe

Business InsiderIn fact, officials in the Trump administration are expected to meet with their European counterparts in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss exactly that. Officially, the DHS has not made a final decision regarding an expansion of the ban, which already ‘Economic tsunami’ may result from Europe-US laptop ban on flights ..