Google announced on Friday that it will release a new product that incorporates balloons and wireless Internet. Dubbed Project Loon, Google explained most of the details in its company blog, but some questions are still left unanswered.
David Cameron’s Internet filtering plans have started a stir. The contours of his plans are still not clear, but opinions are being formed as the debate rages across the U.K. and the world. I’m completely opposed to Cameron’s Internet filtering proposals. Proposals that will not protect children from seeing sexually explicit material. Proposals that will seriously undermine the Internet’s ability to be a free forum for discourse and debate. Here, I argue my case.
Netflix has launched a unique ISP Speed Index on Monday, which compares Internet speeds in the US, the UK, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. The Index doesn’t cover every ISP in the world, but it does rank those existing in countries where Netflix is available.