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Entries by Timothy Karr from 10/2008

The Chicken Little Lobby Comes to New York

| Posted 10.01.2008 | Media

An unusual skirmish over the future of the Internet is being waged this week at New York City Hall, where city council members are weighing whether vacant television airwaves should be opened to the Internet.

Citizens Panel Mixed on 'Town Hall' Format, Wanted Brokaw to Do More to Challenge the Spin

| Posted 10.08.2008 | Media

McCain's supporters seemed happy with the ground rules. Obama's supporters seemed happy with the results. But many were troubled by the debate organizers' claim of true public participation in Tuesday's forum.

AT&T Promises Not To Spy on You... Sort of

| Posted 10.13.2008 | Media

DPI allows companies like AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner to pry open user's trunks, erect new tolls and sell off or bar privileged access based on what they find inside.

Debates Still No Place for Average Joes

| Posted 10.16.2008 | Media

As the lights dimmed on the fourth and final debate of the 2008 season, one thing has become clear: These types of debates are vestiges of a bygone TV era.

The NAB vs. Reality

| Posted 10.23.2008 | Media

One of Washington's most powerful corporate lobbies is at it again, raising a dust cloud of lies in a last-ditch effort to stop new technology that could better the lives of millions.