Google and Verizon have announced a controversial net neutrality framework that skeptics say jeopardizes the search giant's famous "don't be evil" mantra. Craig Aaron explains the basics behind their "fake neutrality" proposal.
Google isn't just your favourite search engine. It's power has increased so much that it is now involved in policy debates and government lobbying in the US. But is it just a tiny fish in a giant Washington pond?
The biggest threat to internet freedom isn't China, hackers or spammers, says Ryan Singel: it's the security and government propagandists spreading the myth that we're engaged in a "cyberwar" in the first place.
"Net neutrality" is a hot issue in the States, where folks don't want their access to online content limited or influenced by ISPs. But Aussies needn't worry their pretty little heads about it: our internet hasn't been neutral for years.