Google cancels UK ads from shady rehab clinic referrers already banned in US

 Another day, another way tech giants are found to be profiting handsomely from unsavory ad practices. Today brings the news, as reported by the Sunday Times, that Google has reaped “millions” from shady companies advertising online as help lines for people suffering from addiction, but in reality funnel those people to expensive private clinics, earning Read More …

FCC Commissioner Clyburn guts anti-net neutrality order in extended dissent

 FCC Commissioner Clyburn’s passionate dissent at last month’s meeting left no room for guesswork on her position on the Commission’s plan to eliminate net neutrality. But it wasn’t all she had to say. Today, released alongside the final text of the “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, is an extended statement that goes into further detail and Read More …