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Douglas Rushkoff Gives His View of #OccupyWallStreet and the Internet

Douglas Rushkoff Gives His View of #OccupyWallStreet and the Internet

Media theorist and author of Life, Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back, Douglas Rushkoff, talked about his perceptions of the Occupy Wall Street protests recently to Alternet. Rushkoff, in an article on CNN, calls the protests the first 21st- century movement by [Full Story…]

Robert Pittman’s CEO Vision for Clear Channel

Robert Pittman's CEO Vision for Clear Channel

Robert Pittman has been named the Chief Executive at broadcasting company Clear Channel Media, moving up from chairman of media and entertainment properties. Pittman's past experience has been with MTV in the early 1980's and AOL in the 1990's. The former DJ will oversee the company, and its 850 [Full Story…]

#OccupyWallStreet Web Committee Fights Through Issues with Volunteers

#OccupyWallStreet Web Committee Fights Through Issues with Volunteers

The Internet Committee at Occupy Wall Street have found that keeping up with web activity is not as easy as it looks during a high profile protest. While the protest was born and bred on the Internet, the impromptu tech space at Wall Street involves at least three techies running on a [Full Story…]

NY Dept of Education Approves Contract with Verizon

NY Dept of Education Approves Contract with Verizon

According to the AP, a panel from the NY Department of Education recently approved a $120 million contract with Verizon that will allow the company to provide phone and internet service to city schools for two years. The vote on the contract was controversial because Verizon has been accused of [Full Story…]

Bewkes Says Put “Everything Online” at Cable Show

Bewkes Says Put "Everything Online" at Cable Show

Time Warner Inc. chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes, who coined and championed the concept of TV Everywhere for years, told an audience at the Cable Show 2011 yesterday  that those worried about the impact of online video content and cord-cutting should embrace technology and make everything available, on [Full Story…]

World IPv6 Day Comes Tomorrow

World IPv6 Day Comes Tomorrow

Tomorrow, many major organizations, including NY based New York Internet Company and Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate NY, will offer their Web content via IPv6 in a 24 hour test run. The goal of the trial is to motivate organizations to prepare their services for IPv6, a new Internet [Full Story…]

INET NY Regional Conference in June to Feature Berners-Lee, Cerf

INET NY Regional Conference in June to Feature Berners-Lee, Cerf

The Internet Society (ISOC) will be presenting an INET Regional Conference in NY on June 14th this year. The conference will focus on examining critical decisions that will shape the future of the internet including: Who will help define the Internet’s evolution? What role should government [Full Story…]

NY Senators Reprimanded Online About Corruption

NY Senators Reprimanded Online About Corruption

In the first interactive, Internet-based forum of the NY legislature which took place earlier this week, NY Senators got "a rare earful of thoughtful, frustrated, and caustic real-time comments from NYers on ethics reform." The forum took place via a sometimes out of focus video and inaudible audio, [Full Story…]

Will Christie Veto NJ Internet Gaming Bill?

Will Christie Veto NJ Internet Gaming Bill?

Gov. Chris Christie was expected to sign a bill for Internet gaming in the Garden State, but it seems that he is now leaning towards vetoing the bill. Lawmakers passed the bill recently in the hope to bring more revenue into the state's 11 casinos and into the state through taxes, as it has been [Full Story…]