How Google’s investment into P2P Lending will impact the financial markets

Jay Owen Crowdfunding, Information Technology Issues

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Is Free Public Wi-Fi Possible?

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues

News of the movement for February 7, 2013   Future of the Internet Is Free Public Wi-Fi Possible? The noisy response to a front-page Washington Post story about an alleged government plan to create free public Wi-Fi networks indicates public enthusiasm for cheaper Internet access in America. If only it were so …

Is Broadband Access a Public Utility?

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues

News of the movement for January 9, 2013   Future of the Internet Is Broadband Internet Access a Public Utility? Should broadband Internet service be treated as a basic utility in the United States, like electricity, water and traditional telephone service? That’s the question at the heart of an important …

New AT&T Report on Net Neutrality Highlights

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Information Technology Issues

For Immediate Release New AT&T Report on Net Neutrality Highlights ‘Failure in Corporate Citizenship,’ Say Investors For Immediate Release January 8, 2012   A new report by AT&T Inc. summarizing the company’s positions on so-called network neutrality principles highlights a “worrisome failure in corporate citizenship” and raises significant concerns about …

A Digital Cold War?

Ethical Markets Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues

The most important result of the World Conference on International Telecom has been to demonstrate that the world now splits into two camps when it comes to the Internet: one is comprised of more authoritarian countries, which would like to turn back the clock and regain sovereignty over their own …

Extra! Extra! News Flash for the FCC

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues

When it comes to media consolidation, the FCC is feeling the heat from all sides. Today activists took to the streets outside the FCC headquarters to deliver more than 200,000 signatures from people all over the U.S. who are calling on the agency to halt its rush to gut media …