Why I Migrated Yahoo! Photos Despite the fact that I had none one

Don’t fall asleep on Yahoo!’s shoutout to save your photos before Y! photos disappears. They encourage you to migrate the photos to one of a number of popular photo-sharing sites, not just Yahoo-owned Flickr, however — by signing in to photos.yahoo.com and agreeing to migrate my Y! Photos account to Flickr, I received a 3 month extension to Flickr Pro.


(OK, so I guess I did have one photo in there — from maybe 10 years ago in Costa Rica).

WOOZradio Goes Silent for Net Radio D-Day Protest

WOOZradio is off the air today in protest of Congress’ proposed increases of over 300% to royalty rates on streaming audio broadcasts by partaking in the Internet Radio Day of Silence. Support Internet Radio and streaming broadcasts by acting now. More information being broadcast all day on KCRW.com. Yahoo! Music‘s radio stations, all of Live365, Rhapsody, Pandora as well as these stations have also gone silent in protest.

Take action here, here and here. The Washington Post has a great article. D-Day will effectively crush Internet radio as we know it on July 15th — unless we act.

Union Reveals Snails Pace of U.S. Broadband

Thank the Communications Workers of America for lobbying for high-speed Internet access via the SpeedMatters Web site. After months of collecting data from thousands of visitors to their Speed Test tool, the CWA today published an interactive (also PDF) state by state and even county by country analysis of average speed test results based on their (moderately small) data samples.

Bottom line — the InterTubes are molasses-slow. The below is a screenshot of the SF county data…

slow internets