That’s right, go ahead and jailbreak that iPhone — it’s legal now! Today marked a great day not only for smartphone users and PC gamers, but also for educators and the disabled!! As many news sources reported today, the U.S. government has approved six new rules that are exempt from 1998’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act […]

Yes, you heard right. After ranting about my lousy Sprint service a few posts ago I must now open mouth and insert foot. It all started as I was reading the NYT article, Bringing You A Signal You’re Already Paying For, about AT&T offering an at-home Mini-Tower to improve cell phone service for AT&T customers. […]

I am finally happy to be a Sprint customer! Why you may ask — it’s certainly not for the outstanding signal service I get from my home in Brooklyn (one whole bar). No, it’s because Sprint (and Verizon) run on the CDMA network. What does that mean? Well, it means that anyone with the coding […]

Censorship and Mass Media: Stewed to a Blurfection

October 7, 2009 | Comments Off on Censorship and Mass Media: Stewed to a Blurfection

The issue of censorship has plagued U.S. mass media from its point of inception due to pressures from government, businesses, and various private interest groups. From the censorship of literature such as “Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain for the use of the “n” word to the Television censorship of Elvis Presley’s hips on the Ed […]

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