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Yahoo Lies About Report Leading to Jail for Chinese Dissident

Yahoo Lies About Report Leading to Jail for Chinese Dissident

Internet giant Yahoo and was under ethical fire yesterday in Congress’s House Foreign Affairs Committee. Members of the committee met with Yahoo’s chief executive Jerry Yang who was testifying on Yahoo’s handling of an incident in China that led to the incarceration of a dissident.

November 7, 2007

GreenPrint Cuts Printer Waste

GreenPrint Cuts Printer Waste

Have you ever tried to print directions from the web and gotten one blank page for every page of information with urls, legalese or weird strings of html code scattered here and there? Do you hate having to waste ink on banner ads and extraneous images? GreenPrint is selling a solution that could save you money and cut down on the waste you contribute to the world.

November 2, 2007

Give One, Get One

Give One, Get One

One Laptop Per Child brings cheap, powerful, energy efficient computers to children in poor or developing countries. Now Americans have the opportunity to buy a great first computer for their kids, and donate one to a child in need, all for $400.

October 22, 2007

How Green is Google?

How Green is Google?

Google has developed a reputation for being forward-thinking. Its founders are Burning Man attendees, its motto is "don't be evil," and the atmosphere at its headquarters more closely resembles a college campus than that of a Fortune 500 company. But is Google ahead of the curve on climate change?

October 20, 2007

Comcast Engages in Data Discrimination

Comcast Engages in Data Discrimination

According to the Associated Press, Comcast interferes with the ability of its users to upload files through file-sharing services like BitTorrent. The company would not confirm or deny the policy, but nationwide tests performed by the AP confirmed what it called "the most drastic example yet of data discrimination by a U.S. service provider."

October 19, 2007

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