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Net neutrality is officially dead. Here’s how you’ll notice it’s gone.

The internet is already massively concentrated, with just a few platforms commanding the majority of people’s time online. Once those entrenched powers can start to set the price for priority service, they stand to become even more powerful.

Klout Is Shutting Down Just In Time to Not Reveal How Much It Knew About Us

Klout, the service which measured online influence and assigned people a zero-to-100 score based on their social media followings, will shut down on May 25. Everyone’s Klout scores will go away, and with them, any remaining chance that businesses

Are You Really the Product?

he pithiness that makes “you are the product” so quotable risks obscuring the complex pact between Facebook and its users, in ways that make social media’s problems seem inevitable and insoluble.

Google Is Testing a New App That Would Let Anyone Publish a Local News Story

Google is testing a new tool for people to report and publish local news stories, called Bulletin.