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Comcast Sics Its Legal Goons on Net Neutrality Advocates

Source: GizmodoA couple of weeks ago, it was discovered that a significant number of anti-net neutrality comments on the FCC’s website were being fraudulently attributed to real people. The pro-net...

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Uruguay, diez años de un programa pionero y aún único

Fuente: SciDev   [MONTEVIDEO] Esquivar drones voladores, tratar de no pisar pequeños robots hechos con piezas de lego, escuchar a niños de 10 años explicando términos vinculados a energía, sensores y...

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Global hack an effort to distract from Trump-Russia connection

by Rodrigo FernósIt would not be unrealistic to suggest that the global hack which occurred during the last few days is a deliberate effort to distract attention in the United States from the...

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Analyzing the impact of the worldwide cyber attack

Source: PBS NewsHour Nearly 100 countries around the world worked to restore services after a massive cyber attack on Friday. The ransomware attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft...

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Smartphones that charge in five minutes 'could arrive next year'

Source: BBCSmartphones with batteries that fully charge in five minutes could be available to consumers next year.The technology was first shown off in 2015, when Israeli start-up StoreDot...

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'Accidental hero' finds kill switch to stop spread of ransomware cyber-attack

Source: The Guardian (UK)An “accidental hero” has halted the global spread of the WannaCry ransomware, reportedly by spending a few dollars on registering a domain name hidden in the malware.The...

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El ataque de ‘ransomware’ se extiende a escala global

Fuente: El PaisUn enorme ciberataque ha golpeado sistemas informáticos en decenas de países. El virus, conocido como ransomware, afectó, entre otros, a los equipos de la sede de Telefónica en Madrid,...

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President Donald Trump: 'What Is Digital?'

Source: GizmodoThe president’s confusing, concerning, and ultimately crazy week continued on Thursday with a prickly Time cover package. It contained an unnerving interview between the magazine’s...

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FCC chair defends his net neutrality rollback

Source: CNET...

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Net Neutrality II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Source: LastWeekTonight Equal access to online information is once again under serious threat. John Oliver encourages internet commenters to voice their displeasure to the FCC by visiting...

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Most U.S. households have ditched landlines for mobile phones

Source: MacworldA recently released survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PDF) estimates that during the second half of 2016 50.8 percent of U.S. households were wireless only....

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How high-tech replicas can help save our cultural heritage

Source: PBS NewsHour Cultural objects around the world are routinely threatened by war, looting and human impact. But a kind of modern-day renaissance workshop called Factum Arte outside Madrid is...

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Lawsuit: Fox News group hacked, surveilled, and stalked ex-host Andrea Tantaros

Source: ARS TechnicaComparing their actions to the plot this season on the Showtime series Homeland, an attorney for former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has filed a complaint in federal court against...

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EPA Officially Removes Its Climate Change Sub-site

Source: GizmodoWell, it took 100 days but the EPA has finally removed the climate change section of its website. An agency spokesman explained that the information that has been collected on the page...

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¡A cazar mosquitos con celulares para ayudar a la ciencia!

Fuente: SciDev [MONTEVIDEO] Una aplicación (http://www.scidev.net/america- latina/comunicacion/tic/) gratuita permite que cualquier persona en la región pueda colaborar en la generación de una base...

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The Worst Lies From Yesterday's Anti-Net Neutrality Speech

Source: GizmodoYesterday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, which prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or prioritizing certain...

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FCC Chair Ajit Pai Announces Bullshit Plan to Destroy Net Neutrality

Source: GizmodoThe agonizing wait is finally over. Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to dismantle net neutrality. During a speech in Washington, DC at the conservative nonprofit...

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Which VPN Services Keep You Anonymous in 2017?

Source: TorrentFreakVPN services have become an important tool to counter the growing threat of Internet surveillance. Encrypting one's traffic through a VPN connection helps to keep online...

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How To Secure DNS with DNSCrypt

Source; eSecurityLike most of the network protocols and systems in widespread use today, the Domain Name System (DNS) harbors significant security vulnerabilities. Though DNS provides a deceptively...

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Vigilante botnet infects IoT devices before blackhats can hijack them

Source: ARS TechnicaMirai, the botnet that threatened the Internet as we knew it last year with record-setting denial-of-service attacks, is facing an existential threat of its own: A competing botnet...

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Court rules cellphone gave man a brain tumor

Source: Newsy...

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Everything Ajit Pai Has Fucked Up in the Last Three Months

Source: GizmodoThe Federal Communications Commission voted today to eliminate price caps on broadband services for businesses, schools, libraries, and hospitals, known as Business Data Services (BDS)....

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What all those scientists on Twitter are really doing

Source: Nature In the first broad look at the behaviour of thousands of scientists on Twitter, researchers have found that women are better represented on the social-media site than on scientific...

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