The Twitter account @ioc isn't, in fact, owned by the International Olympic Committee. It's the feed for the Open Institute of Catalonia. So much anti-Olympic bile is being wasted.
Journalists covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have been told they're not allowed to use smartphones and tablets to take video during the games, according to reports.
IOC president applauds organization of Summer Games, says there was no deal with Chinese government to restrict journalists' Internet access.
The Olympics are irrevocably broken. The streaming is a mess, the time delay is inexcusable, and the IOC is doing its best to make sure no one even talks about the darned event. The athletes deserve more.
A senior IOC official admits that committee members had cut a deal to let the Chinese government block sensitive Web sites, despite earlier assurances to the contrary.
Beijing is notorious for the limits it places on who sees what on the Web. Ahead of this summer's games there, the IOC wants to ensure that journalists aren't hemmed in.
The pants meme is strong in this episode -- so strong we can't even pinpoint it to a certain topic. Google Buzz is pants, Microsoft may have no pants on, and the IOC is trying to sue the pants off everyone under the sun. And Molly will not be wearing pant
The pants meme is strong in this episode -- so strong we can't even pinpoint it to a certain topic. Google Buzz is pants, Microsoft may have no pants on, and the IOC is trying to sue the pants off everyone under the sun. And Molly will not be wearing pants to BOL's SXSW meetup. Find out why in the show. --Molly
London 2012 Olympic officials want fans to ease up on SMS and social messaging — because they're trying to use the same data networks for event data, and congestion is causing problems.
The International Olympic Committee has put Wi-Fi hotspots on the list of things banned from Olympic venues.