4.9 million barrels of oil…estimate too low? BP made sure we’d never know

Turns out the government’s estimate of 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico may not be as entirely accurate as we were all led to believe. This really should come as no surprise, especially when it is understood the estimate translates directly into fines…money, and more importantly, British Petroleum’s money. For…

Dear Google, you net-neutrality killing, betraying son of a bitch…

The internet as we know it will begin a slow death on Monday, as this is the day that Google is set to announce a deal with Verizon, one that¬†will create the¬†first tiered system on the Internet. Right now, all is equal, all sites moving at the same speed, regardless of content where the consumers…

Not Your Information…NOAA Withholds from Public, Shares With BP

“The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is hoarding vast amounts of raw data that independent marine researchers say could help both the public and scientists better understand the extent of the damage being caused by the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico,” begins the article by Dan Froomkin in the Huffington Post,…