Oregon Becomes the Second U.S. State to Pass a Net Neutrality Law

Oregon Becomes the Second U.S. State to Pass a Net Neutrality Law

It’s ficial: Oregon is now the second U.S. state with a law protecting net neutrality.  As expected, Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 4155 today (Monday, April 9th). The FCC’s net neutrality repeal just encountered another giant roadblock.  As widely expected, Oregon governor Kate Brown has now signed a bill that would mandate net neutrality throughout the state.  Effectively, that […]

Christina Vantzou Explores Liquid Time-Space on 'No. 4'

Christina Vantzou Explores Liquid Time-Space on 'No. 4'

Belgium-based orchestral ambient composer-director Christina Vantzou grew up in a pre-internet age, when music that you were exposed to was largely, if exclusively, shaped by what was physically around you in local record stores, concert halls and zines, and spread by word mouth. She staked out the local haunts, attending all the all-ages shows she could around her Kansas City, […]

Just Blaze On Staying True to His Sound and Having the Unreleased Jay Electronica Album

Just Blaze On Staying True to His Sound and Having the Unreleased Jay Electronica Album

Check out the latest episode the new interview series ‘Double Down,’ where Hip Hop artists come to play blackjack for charity while answering some burning questions. This week Saigon talks with legendary Producer Just Blaze. He talks about having a copy the Jay Electronica album, how he stays true to his identifiable sound while working with artists, and his thoughts […]

36 U.S. States (Representing 69.4% of the Country's Population) Are Fighting the Net Neutrality Repeal

36 U.S. States (Representing 69.4% of the Country's Population) Are Fighting the Net Neutrality Repeal

A total 36 U.S. States are now actively challenging the FCC’s repeal net neutrality provisions, either through proposed legislation, litigation, executive order, or an outright law. In total, the defiant group represents nearly 70% the nation’s population. FCC chairman Ajit Pai is aggressively moving forward with a net neutrality rollback.  But that repeal is now generating an unprecedented level pushback, […]

California Senate Proposes the Toughest Net Neutrality Law to Date

California Senate Proposes the Toughest Net Neutrality Law to Date

The State Washington just passed a stringent net neutrality law.  Oregon is about to follow suit.  Now, California wants to pass the toughest state net neutrality law in the nation. Broadband internet access providers like Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner, and Verizon are now paying very close attention to California.  Just recently, Washington State governor Jay Inslee signed the first state […]

Facebook Drops Its Misguided Copyright Case Against Boing Boing

Facebook Drops Its Misguided Copyright Case Against Boing Boing

In a victory for journalism and fair use, Playboy Entertainment has given up on its lawsuit against Happy Mutants, LLC, the company behind Boing Boing. The following comes from Daniel Nazer, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Earlier this month, a federal court dismissed Playboy’s claims but gave Playboy permission to try again with a new complaint, if it could dig […]

Hoodrich Pablo Juan x Brodinski  The Matrix (EP Stream)

Hoodrich Pablo Juan x Brodinski The Matrix (EP Stream)

Ready to conquer the trap game with his st-spoken charisma, Hoodrich Pablo Juan is a master artful flexing. Teaming up with popular French electronic DJ Brodinski, Hoodrich Pablo Juan shares The Matrix, a quick dose aggro-trap brilliance. Combining Brodinski’s maximalist sonics and Hoodrich Pablo Juan’s restrained delivery, The Matrix is a high-octane project, anchored by souped-up electronic instrumentals and HPJ’s […]