Congratulations, Chicago! You Now Have A Tax For Netflix, Other Streaming Services...Binge watching your favorite Netflix shows in bed just got a little more expensive thanks to two rulings by the Chicago Department of Finance.
The Internet May Change Drastically, Especially For ChicagoansThe FCC just passed new regulations that could drastically change America's Internet speeds and pricing -- especially for Chicago.
Libraries To Launch 'Internet To Go,' Loan Wi-Fi Devices To PatronsResidents in underserved areas with limited home access to the Internet will soon be able to go to the library and take the web with them.
The Illinois Politicians That Want To Take Your Internet Rights Away From YouWith net neutrality effectively neutered, Internet service providers (ISPs) starting to do as they please and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attempting to create new rules for broadband Internet, now is a good time to take stock of those who support an open Internet and those who don't.
A Quick And Dirty Guide To Net NeutralityNet neutrality is a simple concept: it's the idea that big companies that provide Internet have to treat all websites as equals. What does this mean for you and me?
Is It Ill-Advised For Doctors To Google Their Patients?A new ethical discussion comes into play in the Internet age. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Google Fiber Passes Over Chicago For Super Fast InternetGoogle has announced a plan to bring super-fast Internet to more U.S. cities. Chicago got skunked. .
Battle Of Library’s Internet Porn Policy Heats UpMegan Fox, a mother of two who homeschools her children, said when she tried early Monday to hand out fliers claiming the Orland Park Public Library is “a dangerous place for children,” she was told to leave.
State’s Attorney Offering Free Internet Monitoring Software For ParentsThe software, called “ComputerCop,” provides a quick and easy way for parents to review what their children are doing while using the internet and to assess if kids are being exposed to inappropriate or harmful content.
Chicago Animal Welfare Group Applauds New Puppy Mill RegulationsA local group that's been working to put puppy mills out of business applauds a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to impose restrictions on breeders who sell dogs on the Internet.
Senate Working To Improve Odds For Gambling ExpansionSen. President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, plans to strip language that would legalize Internet gambling from the bill, after it had become clear that the governor and some legislators who supported previous gambling bills had concerns that could derail passage of the larger package.
Study: 20 To 30 Percent Of CPS Students Rarely Use Technology In SchoolA new study commissioned by the University of Chicago paints a disappointing picture of technology use among public school students in Chicago.