R.E.M. loves net neutrality! A group of musicians that includes R.E.M., Jackson Browne, The Roots, Moby, and OK Go has sent a letter to the FCC urging legal protection for net neutrality, the principle (and current reality) that all information can travel equally quickly on the Internet.The FCC i ... More >>
techfreep.comGoogle headquarters in Mountain ViewToday at noon, roughly 100 people assembled at the entrance of Google's headquarters in Mountain View. According to Yolanda Hippensteele, who was involved in coordinating the rally on behalf of the Save the Internet coalition, protesters hailed fro ... More >>
techzblog.inHey, Mom! I want a rainbow in my brain, too! Lobbyists from the Cellular Telephone Industry Association are suing San Francisco over the Cell Phone Right-To-Know ordinance, claiming the city is not allowed to make decisions involving the wireless industry. But they're not doing th ... More >>
It appears that George Carlin's "Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television" still are the seven words you can never say on television. Despite a federal court ruling yesterday that fining broadcasters for uttering, say, "shit; piss, fuck; cunt; cocksucker; motherfucker; and tits" on TV or radio ... More >>
Stefan KühnYesterday the Local Community Radio Act passed in the House of Representatives. Now it's up to the Senate to see if this bill, which will "will open the airwaves for hundreds of new non-commercial stations across the country" according to the group Media Alliance, will follow suit and ... More >>
What an exciting week! Your Host Gaaaaaaavin Newson! will be giving away big money prizes! And how much would you pay for this PUC headquarters? Find out in our Showcase Showdown!
That's not actually a joke.
In fact, there is an awful lot of government happening this week, squeezing big money ... More >>
Radio GaGa? No, Lady Gaga Interesting article on Bay Area radio Music Directors in today's Chron. When I say interesting, it's because the information presented runs counter not only to what's currently happening with the commercial radio industry, but is written in such a way to suggest that writer ... More >>