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A suggestion for upcoming news and opinion websites and blogs

  Mainstream media websites are obsessed with the outdated idea of not linking out to content. This is a tactic from the last decade and serves no useful purpose. The lack of adequate education of journalists fails to leverage the medium in some miserly reluctance to acknowledge. We also see it in the reporting of […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

#NetNeutrality and the human on the street

Even without adding #NetNeutrality to the mix, the relationship between the average consumer and any telecom services provider in India is a tetchy one at best. Irrespective of whether you opt for prepaid or post-paid services, you seem to be forever haggling over available services and the pricing thereof, and, later, about the quality of […]

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Internet Addiction

The term internet addiction has been around for a while. I have always found this term offensive. When I was walking two hours to surf fifteen minutes on the internet, and when I was virtually plugged in all day – booting the computer on waking up, shutting down before sleeping – sometimes not even that […]

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