Internet Privacy and VPNs - TMO Daily Observations 2017-03-30

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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The Federal law allowing ISPs to sell our browser history without our consent passed both the House and Senate and is on its way to the White House. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at what that means for our privacy and they explain why you might want to use a VPN.

New FCC Chairman Sets His Sites on Killing Net Neutrality

· Jeff Gamet · Analysis

Net Neutrality faces Republican opposition

Net neutrality has just been put on notice. The Trump administration’s new Federal Communication Commission chairman is Ajit Pai‚ who openly opposed the Open Internet Order and isn’t a fan of broadband privacy regulations.

Fake News and Snatched iPhones – TMO Daily Observations 2016-12-05

· Dave Hamilton & John Martellaro · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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The UK police got unlocked access to a suspect’s iPhone but, unlike the FBI earlier this year, they didn’t have to ask Apple to hack it. Interestingly, though, the FBI did something very similar to the UK police a few years ago. Listen to hear more. Then it’s on to how Apple might just be our last hope to save the integrity of the internet. John Martellaro explains!

How Apple Might be Our Last Hope Before the Internet Dies

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Censorship

Companies exist to make money. But when wealth beyond dreams, at any cost, is the driving force behind internet business, chaos results. Big tech companies have great power. How they use that power and their own sense of what constitutes ethical, disciplined behavior might all that’s left before the free internet and its free people are no more. Apple is leading the way, but cannot do it all.