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Title II: The Internet’s Commercial Firewall

In 2015, Tom Wheeler’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed that the Title II provision of the 1934 Communications Act applied to the internet. In short, the FCC considered the internet a public monopoly and, by extension, should be subject to the 80-year-old policies designed to regulate the telephone monopoly, Ma Bell. Colloquially, we refer to this invocation of Title II ... Read More »

NEET Phase (II) 2016: Important points to remember

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) Phase 2 for admissions to under graduate medical courses across the country. The examination is for 720 marks and has 180 objective type multiple choice questions to be attempted within three hours. It is based on three subjects – Biology (90 questions), Physics and Chemistry ... Read More »

Internet Archive brings hundreds of classic Apple II games to your web browser

The Internet Archive has been on a roll lately, bringing back classic MS-DOS games, Windows 3.1 software, and even defanged versions of old PC viruses. Now, the site has hit a milestone with its Apple II collection: A group of anonymous hackers have successfully broken the elaborate copy-protection schemes on more than 500 classic games and programs. The result is ... Read More »