Don’t trust your ISP. Use this.

Now that the FCC has voted to gut net neutrality protections and let ISPs do whatever they want, companies like Comcast and Verizon will likely waste no time experimenting with new ways to mess with our Internet connections and squeeze us for more money. (The new rules aren’t even in …

January 2018 Policy Update: Net Neutrality, FMLA, Clean Budget and More

“Ethical Markets fully supports our colleagues at the American Sustainable Business Council on restoring net neutrality, as we stated in my syndicate column  “Restoring Net Neutrality”.  We can win this! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Speak Up Now to Restore Net Neutrality In December, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to …

Net neutrality is about to become a campaign issue

Though 2018 is here, don’t expect the net neutrality debate to disappear. Though the FCC’s repeal last month was devastating, it’s had the pleasant side effect of turning the issue mainstream—so mainstream that it’s sure to become a talking point in the midterm elections, argues writer Klint Finley. Senator Edward …

Twitter is cracking down on hateful content

Insights Beyond the Headlines Twitter is cracking down on hateful content Subscribe Today ? Twitter announced it will begin to enforce new rules relating to hateful and violent content on its platform. In addition to threatening violence or physical harm, it will also look for accounts affiliated with groups that …

This Month in the Public Good News :Public Ownership of the Internet!

“There must be a positive passion for the public good, the public interest… and this public passion must be superior to all private passions.” – John Adams, 1776 In 2017, cities and states have become central architects of a progressive, democratic and sustainable future. Defensive against the encroachment of monopolies, …

Help AlterNet Fight the Google-Facebook Duopoly

Jeff Chester, a foremost, longtime expert on consumer protection and digital privacy as Director of the Center for Digital Democracy, makes crystal clear the impact that Google is having on AlterNet and progressive media: “AlterNet is on the frontlines battling new forms of online censorship promoted by Google. To please …

Net neutrality REPEALED

“Ethical Markets opposes this unwarranted repeal of net neutrality. We believe, as in the law in the European Union and other countries that the internet is a public utility, which should remain under the FCC’s Title 2 rules as a common carrier. Republican appointed FCC chair Ajit Pai, who  was …