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The conspiracy to censor the Internet
Article
2017
The political representatives of the American ruling class are engaged in a conspiracy to suppress free speech. Under the guise of combating "trolls" and "fake news" supposedly controlled by Russia, t...
Corporate Corruption And The Special Interest State: Regulatory Capture at the FCC
Rosen, David
Article
2013
With Tom Wheeler's nomination, expect pro big-telecom policies such as ending net neutrality, further industry consolidation, limiting meaningful competition and increasing user fees, among other poli...
From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2017
Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their...
Media Capitalism, the State and 21st Century Media Democracy Struggles: An interview with Robert McChesney
McChesney, Robert
Article
2009
Robert McChesney talks about contemporary media capitalism and 21st century media democracy struggles to understand and change it.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 21, 2018: Their Interent or Ours?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge corporations, working hand-in-glo...
Ours to Hack and To Own: The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet
Scholz, Trebor; Schneider, Nathan
Book
2016
The activists who have put together Ours to Hack and to Own argue for a new kind of online economy: platform cooperativism, which combines the rich heritage of cooperatives with the promise of 21st-ce...
Their Internet or Ours?: Introduction to the April 21, 2018 issue of Other Voices
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2018
What happened to the Internet? The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge co...
Towards a two-tiered knowledge society
Harries-Jones, Peter
Article
2015
On the Conservative government's actions to reduce Internet access and library access to a large portion of the population.