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Rick Falkvinge / Falkvinge on Infopolicy:
Free Market Failure: Telcos Charge More For Sending A Text Next Door Than Cost Of Sending Data From Mars   —  Infrastructure: The telco industry charges more, kilobyte by kilobyte, for sending a text message from your phone to next door than what it costs to send the same message from Mars to Earth.
Nov 29, 2012, 4:50 AMIn context
Rick Falkvinge / Falkvinge on Infopolicy:
European Parliament Passes Resolution Against ITU Asserting Control Over Internet   —  Infopolicy: Today, the European Parliament passed a resolution that condemns the upcoming attempt from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to assert control over the Internet, and instructed its 27 Member States to act accordingly.
Nov 22, 2012, 3:20 PMIn context
Rick Falkvinge / Falkvinge on Infopolicy:
Europarliament Scolds Visa, MasterCard, PayPal For Killing WikiLeaks Donations; Initiates Regulation   —  Swarm Economy: Today, the European Parliament ordered new legislation to regulate credit card companies' ability to refuse service.  This regulation follows the unilateral …
Nov 20, 2012, 10:05 AMIn context
Rick Falkvinge / Falkvinge on Infopolicy:
How Microsoft Pays Big Money To Smear Google In European Parliament   —  Transparency: I spent this week in the European Parliament in Brussels.  One of the seminars I attended was advertised as being a seminar on privacy, big data, profiling, and online identities.  As interesting as it sounded, it was anything but.
Mar 3, 2012, 3:40 PMIn context
Rick Falkvinge / Falkvinge on Infopolicy:
OMGWTF: Passwords of 93,000 Politicians, Reporters, Bloggers Leaked   —  Sweden: In what is arguably the largest-scale security breach so far in Sweden that didn't come in the form of a parliamentary decision, a leak of 93,678 password-email combinations became public today.
Oct 26, 2011, 6:50 AMIn context

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