On Thursday, the Irish Times reported that Irish Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte unveiled an ambitious national broadband plan, which aims to deliver a minimum of 30 millions of bits per second (Mbps) for everyone in the country.
That's part of the motivation behind the Internet 2012 Bus Tour, a partially Reddit-sponsored junket that hopes to travel the country gathering stories of how the internet has impacted American lives — and draw bipartisan support for the Open Internet.
Mobile phones are now the most popular way for the average Chinese citizen to get online, reported the China Internet Network Information Center today - a transition that may mirror a worldwide shift to mobile Internet, away from the PC access of old.
China's infamous Internet censorship is getting worse, and now popular online TV shows are feeling the heat. According to a BBC report, Chinese video websites must pre-screen and censor all original online content - or face the consequences.