Category Archives: Net Neutrality

Netroots Failure

I caught this at Reuters last week. It’s an analysis of the likely outcome of the FCC’s net neutrality decision this week: “There aren’t really any better options for Copps and Clyburn than to support the chairman, despite their preference … Continue reading

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Obama Is Not Gandalf

You begin reform with the Congress you have, not the Congress you might like to have or might have at a later time. Over at MoJo, Kevin Drum writes: Obama is a president, not a king. On taxes, for example, … Continue reading

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Comcast, I Wish I Could Quit You

My local cable monopoly has decided to move MSNBC to a premium level so only the wealthy can afford to watch Maddow dissect right-wing narratives. I’ve written doggerel for the occasion: Now look at them yo-yo’s that’s the way you … Continue reading

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The Future of the Internet Taking Shape

The British Guardian reported last week that the United States has given up control of the internet. Or to be more precise, it has given up control of the organization that controls the internet: The deal, part of a contract … Continue reading

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Good News for Net Neutrality

Blogger Publius has read The Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2009, proposed by Ed Markey (D-MA) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and finds an unusually strong and forward-thinking bill (PDF). While covering the well-known problems (access providers blocking sites, selling faster … Continue reading

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