world wide web
A bill authored by New York State Senator Kenneth LaValle that would ban the sale on the Internet of various academic documents including term papers and essays was approved by the State Senate on March 2. It is a welcome intervention into the Wild West of the Web.
In recent debates, both the Republicans and Democrats have been asked about online privacy and all candidates have mumbled
The World Wide Web was invented by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee.
On offer is a belief system that promises to upend the status quo, to change the world and take you with it. Investors commit at different levels from different places, but everyone involved belongs to a unified cause. Once in, you're a team of heroic proportions, larger than life.
As a result of the World Wide Web becoming the 21st century version of Central Park after midnight, increased security protocols have been invented and initiated. One of the most reliable and frequently used is the Virtual Private Network.
At the core of the next generation of the Internet is the technology underlying the digital currency Bitcoin: the blockchain. At its most basic, the blockchain is a global spreadsheet, an incorruptible digital ledger of financial transactions that can be programmed to record virtually everything of value and importance to humankind.
Google works very differently from other companies that have been dubbed "gatekeepers" and that are regulated accordingly. We are not a ferry, a railroad, a telecommunications network, or an electricity grid with only one line serving you and no competitors allowed. No one is stuck using Google. People have choices, and they exercise them all the time. We know that if we cease to be useful, our users will leave. The barriers to entry are negligible, because competition is just one click away.
As the New Year ushers in a time for us to reflect on our past, it also allows us to think about ways to refresh our minds with new, creative ideas.
Obama's speech focused on a free and open Internet within our borders that doesn't speed up or slow down content delivery. What's interesting about Monday's statement is for all its good, it turns the discussion away from a global perspective to a domestic one.