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Boingo Extends its Roaming Network into the Air – But Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Given the airline industry’s penchant for pay-as-you-go services, we won’t see “free” WiFi on planes anytime soon. Thanks to a new agreement between WiFi-hotspot provider Boingo and in-flight Wifi provider Gogo, getting online in a WiFi-enabled plane will soon get a little bit easier. The two companies just announced a new roaming agreement, which allows…

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Google’s Transparency Report: U.S. Government Filed More Requests for User Data Than Any Other Nation

For the third time now, Google has released its semi-annual Transparency Report, which shows how many removal and data requests the company receives from government agencies worldwide. This latest report covers the second half of 2010 and shows that the U.S. continues to lead when it comes to requesting private user data from Google. In total,…