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Internet providers are already squashing net neutrality by throttling P2P, gaming, and other services. Using deep packet inspection they discriminate using artificial restrictions on content as they see fit. The FCC must take action to preserve the Internet as a free and open forum for all.
Most content on the Internet – from the latest political news to up-to-the-minute sports scores and stock quotes – is free to consumers. Why? Because of effective Internet advertising. What makes it effective is the technologies that allow advertisers, analytics firms, websites, and others to make inferences about consumer tastes and provide relevant content. Network Advertising Initiative allows you to opt out of allowing ad networks to monitor your browsing habits.
Google Picasa is available as an rpm and deb for Linux. You can get it from google package repository if you already have that installed, but the latest version doesn’t appear to be available from there just yet. This app is run under a self contained wine installation.
Cinepaint feels intuitive and relatively easy to use given the awesome manipulative power you have at your fingertips. If it seems familiar to you, that might be because it’s a fork of GIMP 1.0.4. Although it’s intended audience is video editors, you can use it for anything from gif, jpg, and tiff to cineon, hdr, xwd, xcf, and a long list of other formats. Cinepaint is for editing and touching up individual frames, not working with video files directly.
Google Grants is free Google AdWords advertising available to various charitable organizations. The program is designed to help organizations extend their public service messages to a global audience, in an effort to make a greater impact on the world.