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Don’t Tax The Net

March 19, 2018 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ “Creative destruction.” When I first heard the term in school, I thought it must have been a mistake. How can creation destroy? And how can destruction be creative? The phrase seemed so at odds with itself as to sound like a contradiction. Thank God for […]

Google Discontinues Flawed Fact-Checking Effort; Poisonous Corporate Culture Remains

January 20, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ The Daily Caller’s Eric Lieberman reported early Friday afternoon that Google is discontinuing (for now) its “fact-check” feature. The company is now characterizing the effort, which the Daily Caller exposed as a thinly veiled attempt to target conservative sites while leaving leftists alone, as an “experiment” which has been put “on hold,” while the […]

Some Say Facebook And Amazon Should Be Broken Up. Here’s Why That Thinking Is Wrong.

December 2, 2017 by

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By Alden Abbott ~ Is it time for Congress to step in and dismantle Facebook, Amazon, and Google’s ever-expanding internet empires? In recent months, the left has raised sharp cries against the dangers of tech companies’ rapid growth and allegedly ironclad hold of their respective market spaces. Some critics have even argued that internet giants […]

Broadband Internet Australia – McCrann: Liberals NBN Is Better

July 28, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Terry McCrann says NBN critics (like me) miss the point: “Chief Bill Morrow [got] the NBN rolled out to just over half the premises across this continent … If we’d stuck with the [Labor] version, by now we would have a great state-of-the-art network reaching all of perhaps 15-20 per cent of premises. And […]

Broadband Internet Australia – NBN Losses Could Hit $20 Billion

February 20, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Another Australian government disaster, and one which Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull did more than just inherit. Alan Kohler: It turns out the NBN is a dud and will cost taxpayers a fortune in writedowns if, or rather when, it is sold. According to the NBN corporate plan … in 2020 revenue […]

Election Hack Sows Confusion

December 22, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ The problem with the stories about the possibility of Russia influencing this year’s presidential election through computer network operations – cyberattacks or “hacking” – is that, at this point, the news raises more questions than it answers. Various press accounts – based largely on anonymous sources, and stemming from secret […]

Australian Politics – The National Broadband Network Disaster Unravels

December 16, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, Maurice Newman says the NBN (National Broadband Network) disaster is becoming too obvious to keep off the books: Labor promised to “connect 90 per cent of Australian homes, schools and workplaces with broadband services, with speeds up to 100 megabits per second — 100 times faster than those […]