For the journalists at CNN—everywhere, really, but especially at CNN—now is an appropriate time to become very afraid.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just voted 3-2 to stop internet service providers from sharing your personal data with third parties, like location data or browsing history, without your explicit consent.
AT&T will purchase Time Warner for over $80 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports Saturday afternoon. “According to people familiar with the plans,” the two companies will likely announce this as soon as Saturday night. AT&T will reportedly pay between $105 and $110 a share for Time Warner. According to another anonymous source, the deal is half-cash, half-stock.
At the dawn of the world wide web, early adopters were scooping up domain names like crazy. Which led to quite a few battles over everything from MTV.com to McDonalds.com.