The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Tech

The Politics of Tech

A case for ending America’s giant Cable corporations – check out the system France has in place. [Americablog]

Google Chrome has officially overtaken Mozilla Firefox as the #2 browser in the world. [Stat Counter]

The Swiss government has ruled on the side of “piracy.” A study concluded that people downloading copyrighted material for personal use are more likely to spend money within those same industries. [boingboing]

There is a proposed bill in the Senate that could effectively end overtime for IT employees. [Standalone Sysadmin]

Carrier IQ: Is it totally rational to worry that our phones are tracking everything we do? [Slate]


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