New Facebook Stock Class to Keep Zuckerberg in Driver's Seat


Facebook on Wednesday announced its board of directors is proposing a new class of shares that will allow its founder to pursue a number of different initiatives while maintaining long-term control over the company. The news came on the heels of a blockbuster first quarter earnings report. The plan calls for Facebook to offer non-voting Class C capital stock, which will allow CEO Mark Zuckerberg to pursue his long-term vision, as well as outside philanthropic work, while protecting Facebook from a dilution of voting stock and mitigating risk of a succession plan.

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France reportedly considers blocking Tor, public Wi-Fi in wake of Paris attacks

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The French government is proposing laws that would ban the use of free or shared WiFi during states of emergency and outlaw the use of Tor altogether. Such laws are a reaction to the recent Paris attacks, but that doesn’t make them a good idea.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/218973-france-reportedly-considers-blocking-tor-public-wi-fi-in-wake-of-paris-attacks

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Vint Cerf, hundreds of researchers, call on FCC to mandate open-source router firmware

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The FCC is proposing tightening regulations on routers, while a group of researchers and programmers want open-source firmware to be mandated.

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