Technophilia 126 – Pizza or WoW?
Tech News Comcast’s tricks for talking customers out of disconnection. Snowden taught terrorists how to communicate securely. Protesters place signs on “illegal” AirBNB houses. Countries don’t “own” their top level domain names, according to ICANN. Crap hotel charges $500 fine for bad Yelp reviews. Hotel says it was a joke. They’re lying. Vigilante Google hands [...]
Tech News Ford and GM sued for music piracy. You read that correctly. Let’s all move to towns that share our political beliefs. What could possibly go wrong? Time Warner says Google, Netflix and others are the threat to net neutrality. The London police are putting anti-piracy ads up on piracy sites. OK Cupid says [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLZmRjw4qng Tech News Those trolls? Might actually be NSA, manipulating you Blogger fined for writing nasty restaurant review (and ranking for it) Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs, mostly from Nokia (no more Nokia Android phones) Verizon blamed Netflix for poor speeds in a blog post, but Level Three (a higher-level ISP) took the opportunity to point out that Verizon is [...]
Blogger Ryan Block tried to cancel Comcast, but Comcast wasn’t having it. Over three million people have listened to this recording. The FCC is extending the deadline for net neutrality submissions. Tell them to classify ISPs as public utilities. Windows 9 will disable metro start screen by default. Lolz. Even stupider than Yo! Meet ping. IBM and [...]