Category Archives: Web/Tech

Pelosi: Era Of Big Tech Self-Regulation Should Be Over

Something else that Democrats want to fully control at the federal level? Nancy Pelosi Says Tech’s ‘Era Of Self-Regulation’ Should ‘Probably’ Be Over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) appears to be open to further regulation of big tech companies. Speaking on journalist Kara Swisher’s “Recode Decode” podcast in an episode released Friday, Pelosi pointed to the U.K., where “they’ve […]

NC General Assembly Takes Aim At Spam Callers

Have you ever had someone call you with the same prefix as your phone, and you think it’s legit? It happens a lot in my area. So you block the number. Then the same company/person calls you from a different number. Well, the NC GA wants to do something more about it Lawmakers take aim […]

Tilting At Windmills: House Democrats Pass Bill Reinstating Obama’s Net Neutrality

Democrats just won’t give up on Net Neutrality, as it is a great way to put a massive government control on something that everyone depends on, and, quite frankly, are hooked on House Democrats Pass Bill Reinstating Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules House Democrats passed H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, 232-190, featuring unanimous Democrat support and […]

Selfie Chaos Forces California Canyon To Close Over Poppy Blooms

If you’ll hearken back to a UK Guardian article about selfie madness in national parks, about how people taking selfies are ruining the parks and ruining the experience for others. And, no matter how far left the UK Guardian is, they are exactly correct. Too many are going to beautiful places not to enjoy them, […]

A Little House Cleaning On Plugins

With the latest version of the Apache server, which is one of the backend requirements to run a website, several functions have been killed off. I’ve already mentioned the loss of the ability to run a plugin which allowed things like bold, italic, embedding links, and more for commenting. I can look to put something […]

Congratulations! You Survived One Year Without Net Neutrality And The Internet Still Works!

Back before my Twitter account was killed for unknown reasons, I posted a tweet daily about #AmericaWithoutNetNeutrality, making fun of the wankers who thought Doom was coming. Nope, sorry, we survived (via Twitchy) One year ago this week, after the Trump administration and @AjitPaiFCC reversed anti-innovation internet regulations instituted by the previous administration in 2015, […]

Quick Note On Missing Photos

If you happen to notice some photos missing, as you did especially with the If All You See.. posts yesterday, and, looks like still today, I host a goodly chunk of photos on Photobucket. They go down every now and then, and had a big outage yesterday. Photos that are working tend to be those […]

NY Times: Social Media Sites Really Need To Censor More

Does anyone else think it’s rather reckless, and dangerous, for the editorial board of one of the world’s leading newspapers to call for censorship, even of things they call disinformation? The Poison on Facebook and Twitter Is Still Spreading Social platforms have a responsibility to address misinformation as a systemic problem, instead of reacting to […]

California Implements Net Neutrality Law, DOJ Already Suing

From a legal standpoint, this makes sense. From a political standpoint, the DOJ shouldn’t bother, because then we could watch even more companies leave California, showing us the way Big Government works California just passed its net neutrality law. The DOJ is already suing The Department of Justice said it is filing a lawsuit against […]

Net Neutrality: Government Must Take Control To Make Sure You Get The Content You Want Or Something

The Net Neutrality supporters just won’t give up in their attempt to make the Internet the same type of public utility as the 1940’s phone system. Here’s Andrew Zwicker, an assemblyman and Democrat in New Jersey giving it a shot, and, you just have to wonder what’s in it for people like Andrew N.J. and […]

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