Bot Arms Race Continues
"Bad bots" tasked with performing denial of service (DoS) attacks or other malicious activities like automatically publishing fake content or reviews, are estimated to make up roughly 37.9 percent of all internet traffic.
Seems everyone wants a wall these days
The Russian government has confirmed that it will build an internet structure similar to China’s in a desperate bid to make sure that Russians don’t revolt against their current Tsar.
You can take our freedom but not our porn
While Russians seemed perfectly content with the reign of Tsar Vladimir Putin and his excessive controls, they seem to be more than a little miffed that he is attempting to control the internet.
Then we can control people better
Word on the street is that the Tsar of all the Russias, Vladimir Putin, thinks that his empire would better off it had an internet he could control.
Give money to the poor telco monopolies
President Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s FCC is considering taxing internet companies and giving the money to the ISP monopolies.
The United Nations agency for information and communication technologies the ITU has been asking around and estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 percent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the internet.
Changes definitions to suit its case
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opened its defence of its net neutrality repeal, telling a court that it has no authority to keep the net neutrality rules in place.
At least in the US
Internet, social media use and device ownership in the US have plateaued after years of growth, according to beancounters at Pew.
Vanquishing big tech with lashings of open sauce
Tim Berners-Lee, the founder of the World Wide Web has a plan to rescue his creation from the clutches of big US tech.