News & Commentary

  • The Fight for Ad Revenue - Facebook versus Adblock Plus

    Adblock Plus is obviously having an impact on Facebook’s revenues as Facebook recently changed the way they code ads on their site to make it hard for ad blockers to work correctly. With Adblock Plus facing off against Facebook who will win?
    By Ryan Tetzlaff September 2, 2016 

  • The Rise of the Connected Home

    It’s no secret that technology is becoming more advanced every day. We already have a kettle that boils our tea when we hit a button on our phone. But in the future we could have kettles that sense when we are thirsty and actually make a cup without...
    By Alex Jones May 4, 2015 

  • Net Neutrality and YOU

    Ask my family what Net Neutrality means to them and they'll think we're talking about a new summer blockbuster, not the promise of an open and free internet. What is Net Neutrality and what does it mean to YOU? Read on for the latest developments...
    By Ryan Tetzlaff March 31, 2015 

  • What Happens to Social Media Accounts When You Die?

    "Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." –Benjamin Franklin, 1789
    By Ryan Tetzlaff February 15, 2014 

  • Breakdown of the NSA: Is the Government Spying on You?

    Edward Snowden recently leaked information that detailed two government programs that were operating in secret. One was the phone records of millions of Verizon customers, and another was a program called PRISM, where the government followed individual’s...
    By Ryan Tetzlaff November 25, 2013 

  • When Is a Stranger a Friend? On Facebook, of Course

    It is all too easy for children to "friend" people on Facebook that they, or you as the parent, have very little knowledge of. Now this stranger has access to all kinds of information on your child. What can you do to protect your family?
    By Russ Warner June 5, 2013 

  • A Facebook Photo Never Dies

    Facebook users upload and share billions of photos every day. Where do all those photos end up? And who can access them?
    By Russ Warner March 15, 2013 

  • Broken Down on the Information Superhighway

    In the war against terrorism and media piracy the lines have been drawn - or have they? Highly visible is the conflict between the pipe owners and the content pushers, but are secret deals and treaties that affect the global use of the Internet, music...
    By Lamar Stonecypher September 19, 2012 

  • Hey Dave - Do You Even Know What a Social Network Is?

    If you thought the fall-out from the recent London riots had blown over, think again - a whole new debate is raging about how the British Prime Minister is taking advantage of the aftermath to push an agenda of online surveillance and monitoring of private...
    By Christian Cawley August 19, 2011 
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