Google snubs press in privacy fury
Google has thrown a hissy fit and blacklisted tech news site CNET's News.com - vowing not to provide quotes or statements to the site for a year.
FCC opens door to ISP wipe-out
US telecoms regulator the FCC has signaled the end of the independent ISP, a move which will leave DSL provision concentrated in the hands of just a few large providers. The move, which turns local DSL provision from a regulated monopoly into an unregulated monopoly, also has repercussions for rural telephony providers, who will lose a chunk of subsidy, and has potentially chilling consequences for free speech.