Day: December 14, 2017

FCC chief Ajit Pai thinks now is a good time to joke about net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission is set to take a vote on whether it should repeal net neutrality, aka the guidelines that prevent internet providers from throttling traffic from certain sources and offering fast lanes to others who pay for the privilege. A day ahead of the vote, chairman Ajit Pai, who’s vehemently fought against net …

The iPhone X’s notch is ugly, but it’s a great marketing tool

When it became clear that the iPhone X’s ‘bezel-less’ design would include a huge cutout at the top, people were… divided. “Steve Jobs” would have never allowed this to happen, some Apple fans decried, while others said it’s fair compromise compared to the chunkier bottom bezels on other phones. But regardless of where you stand …

Watch this BBC reporter try to evade China’s massive CCTV network

BBC reporter John Sudworth recently got a peek behind the curtain at the world’s largest surveillance system. Tasked with remaining undetected by more than 170 million Chinese closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, the exercise ended predictably with Sudworth being spotted and detained in about seven minutes. How long can a BBC reporter stay hidden from …