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Entries by Timothy Karr from 04/2008

Stanford Hearing an Internet Wake-Up Call

| Posted 04.04.2008 | Media

There's no better time to hear from us. Comcast has been caught blocking BitTorrent, Verizon has been caught blocking text messages, AT&T wants to inspect and filter Web traffic.

OK Go: The Heat is On an Open Internet

| Posted 04.05.2008 | Media

For an excellent perspective on net neutrality, read Saturday's New York Times op-ed by OK Go guitarist Damian Kulash.

50-Year-Old Virgin Wants to Screw the Internet

| Posted 04.15.2008 | Media

Billionaire Richard Branson needs to call one of his boys out to the woodshed: his top man at Virgin Media stated his plans to undermine the basic freedoms upon which the Internet was built.

Comcast Wants to Be the Net's Judge, Jury, and Executioner

| Posted 04.16.2008 | Media

Comcast has just rolled out plans to draft a "bill of rights and responsibilities" for ISPs and Internet users. But the cable giant has forgotten one thing: to invite Internet users, policymakers and advocates to the table.

Hollywood Creatives Call for Net Neutrality

| Posted 04.22.2008 | Media

Two leaders of Hollywood's creative community today called upon the Senate to guarantee that the Internet remains a free-flowing medium for independent writers, producers and filmmakers.