The FCC has voted along party lines to begin dismantling Net Neutrality. The 2-to-1 vote means the Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward repealing the rules that many internet freedom advocates fought hard for only two years ago. The rules had imposed strict oversight over ISPs to help prevent internet fast lanes, preferential treatment, and other measures intended to maintain a free and open internet.
Mercedes-Benz is following in Elon Musk’s footsteps. It's partnering with Vivint Solar, a US solar panel installation company, to sell and install solar panels and battery storage packs to homeowners. Vivint says the Benz solar and battery packages would range from $5,000 for a 2.5 kWh system to $13,000 for a 20 kWh package, fully installed.
Facebook is going to broadcast Major League Baseball games and e-sports, Amazon knows what books you bought and never finished reading, and a San Francisco Man was recently jailed for a Facebook comment he made.
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- FCC vote
- Mercedes-Benz Energy pairs with solar company to sell batteries, rooftop panels
- EU fines Facebook 110 million euros over WhatsApp deal
- Jailed for a Facebook post: how US police target critics with arrest and prosecution
- There's another hacking attack right now, and it's making more money than WannaCry
- Facebook Embraces Esports in Its Video Strategy Shift
- Amazon’s new bestseller list tracks what people are actually reading