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Internet Censorship: How something meant to be good became very evil

In March 1989, Berners-Lee – the son of computer scientists – began organizing the projects, computer systems, research, and knowledge in the first global use of the Internet.  The tool for this worldwide connection was HTML – hypertext markup language. All leading to the very first building blocks of the World Wide Web (WWW). Hypertext ...

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585 years of social and political progress halted by Internet censorship

WASHINGTON — The printing press, devised by Gutenberg in 1436, is the most important tool to our social, political, and industrial growth.  It has allowed the sharing of information from revolutions to health information. (7 Ways the Printing Press Changed the World) It has taken us man out of the Dark Ages, through the industrial ...

Internet influencer and motivational speaker, Jay Shetty, exposed for plagiarism

SEATTLE — Perhaps you’ve heard of Jay Shetty. The self-described “motivational speaker”, “influencer” and “storyteller” – who seemed to pop-up out of nowhere. An overnight sensation, Jay’s video content went viral, raking billions of views.  This, thanks mostly to Facebook and the “Watch” section it rolled out a while back. Facebook doubled-down on Jay’s motivational ...

Internet dating nightmares

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 9, 2016—Madison Avenue has done a great job of convincing people that love is just a few keystrokes away. It all looks so easy. TV commercials show happy and beautiful people who have found their soul mates as a result of an online dating service. The background music is joyful and ...

North Korea calls Obama a ‘monkey,’ blames U.S. for internet outage

WASHINGTON, December 27, 2014 – An unnamed North Korean official speaking for North Korea’s National Defense Commission called President Obama a “monkey” on Saturday. In a statement blaming the U.S. for internet failures that plagued the country this week, the official said, “Obama always goes reckless in words and deeds like a monkey in a ...

Latest Obama Drama: ‘Net Neutrality’ is back… Big time

WASHINGTON, November 11, 2014 – It’s Veterans Day today: a holiday for the Feds, the banks, for state governments, and at least a few folks in the private sector. But it’s a more or less normal Wall Street trading today, with stocks wandering around in a narrow range on low volume after Monday’s third straight ...

GEARHEADS: All things Porsche with representative Cristina Cheever

SEATTLE, October 14, 2014 — On this week’s show, we will have the Porsche Brand and Lifestyle PR Director, Cristina Cheever, live, and will talk to her about all things Porsche. This is your chance to call-in with your questions for either one of the hosts, Greg Sanchez or Duane Pemberton. The phone number is ...