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

The Politics of Tech

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) has proposed a piece of legislation he calls the Internet American Moratorium Act of 2012. The aim would be to ”create a two-year moratorium on any new laws, rules or regulations governing the Internet.” [CNN]

A BGR writer posts a plea to Google: to please bring Google Fiber to his city to save him from Comcast. [BGR]

We all know that no one person, organization, or country runs the Internet. However, in the near future the United Nations could seek control of the Internet, unless the U.S. takes action, warns the Wall Street Journal. [WSJ]

Google has combined Drive with Gmail enabling file transfers up to 10GB. [CNET]

Women in Saudi Arabia are now being tracked electronically [Raw Story]

Should coding be taught in elementary schools? [Venture Beat]

 

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