Ep. 1149: Secretary of State Clinton plans to free the Internet Video
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presses for Internet freedom, Apple announces subscription services for its App Store, and a report shows taxes on mobile phone bills vary quite a bit state to state.
With Justin Yu still arguing with a airline representative at LAX, Jeff invites CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy onto the show to talk about his new book "The Big Exit." Also joining the show today is CNET TV reviewer Ty Pendlebury.
Former President Bill Clinton will take your questions in an upcoming YouTube interview, Comcast has a free service that lets you text to get details about what's on TV, and Google's new search feature is actually good at filtering out the bad stuff.
Katie Couric talks with a panel of undecided voters from across the country to get their reactions to the presidential debate. Special guests include Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tim Pawlenty.
From the role the Internet plays in presidential campaigning to American tech companies and their rights abroad, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright lays down her vision for the future of American politics. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi talks with Albright about policy, her favorite gadget, and why she feels she has no e-mail etiquette.
Post-show discussion from episode 1149.
Joe Romm ran alternative fuel projects during the Clinton administration. He talks about the growing problem of pollution in China and India.
In political lingo this is about abandoning what is called "Net Neutrality." In common sense terms it's about the government withdrawing our right to Internet Freedom. This V-Doc. is about the current threat to Internet Freedom and how we can hold on to the open Internet and our right to communicate.
The State Department readies new Internet freedom policies, the FAA may lift the ban on cell phones during air travel, and Japanese researchers are working on robot babies.
When botnets do battle for your desktop, you lose. But we still find it kind of cool. Google Buzz on the other hand, we're not so sure about -- mainly because we just want to try it out and it turns out we've now been opted in to all kinds of public information and sharing our email addresses and all this weird stuff. But I guess if Google gave is gigabit-per-second Internet access, we might feel better about things. Oh, and Warner Music is turning into a bird. Long story. --Molly