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Inside The War Over The Internet's Future

DailyFinance | SAM GUSTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An epic and escalating war is now taking place over the next era of broadband content delivery. Some skirmishes are playing out in the public eye, but...

What Congressional Dems Have To Fear If The FCC Bungles Net Neutrality.

Harold Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Harold Feld

To be a hero, Genachowski needs to reject the forthcoming "industry consensus" from ITI as wholly inadequate and announce he will call for a vote on his "Third Way" Proposal in September as the only way to protect consumers.

FCC Commissioners, Al Franken Slam Google-Verizon Plan, Speak Out In Favor Of Net Neutrality

FireDogLake | David Dayen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two FCC Commissioners and one US Senator slammed the Google-Verizon joint policy agreement and strongly endorsed the principle of net neutrality last ...

Jon Stewart Rips Google's Net Neutrality Flip Flop: 'We're F--ked' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On "The Daily Show" last night, Jon Stewart skewered Google for flip-flopping on the issue of net neutrality--and violating its "don't be evil" motto-...

The Google-Verizon Deal Gets The CGI Animation Treatment (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Has Google gone evil? The CGI animators at NMA think so in their latest animated news segment. This time they're taking on Google's proposed partnersh...

Just Like the Internet You See in the Movies

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Without the Net Neutrality we have now, there's no guarantee that all content will continue to get the same fair shake. Are you comfortable with handing over to Big Media the power to decide whether some communications are more equal than others?

Twitter Users Cry Foul Over Google-Verizon Deal: See Their Tweets

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Academics, agencies, and executives, among many others, have weighed in on Google and Verizon's joint policy proposal for an "open Internet," a framew...

Verizon & Google Proposal Is Just a Proposal Not (Yet) a Federal Law

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Sure, Verizon and Google are very powerful companies but, last time I checked, they were not able to make national policy -- at least not yet.

Google-Verizon Pact: Makes BP Look Good

Marvin Ammori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marvin Ammori

Internet service providers need only one loophole to really kill an open Internet. Maybe the most ridiculous one is the liability limit. The maximum fine for a violation that could make a company billions is $2 million dollars.

Google-Verizon Pact: It Gets Worse

Craig Aaron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Aaron

Cut through the platitudes the two companies (Googizon, anyone?) offered on today's press call, and you'll find this deal is even worse than advertised.

Critics SLAM Google-Verizon Plan, Warn It Will Create Two-Tiered Internet

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Following reports that the two companies were finalizing a deal that could upend net neutrality and bring about "the end of the Internet as we know it...

Google, Verizon Outline Internet Policy Proposal

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Just days after the FCC announced it was abandoning its efforts to reach a compromise on net neutrality, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Verizon CEO Ivan ...

Google's Net Neutrality Flip Flop?

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google and Verizon are reportedly finalizing an agreement that could bury net neutrality. Details are scarce, but according to the New York Times, ...

Google-Verizon Deal: The End of The Internet as We Know It

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Josh Silver

Since its beginnings, the Internet was a level playing field that allowed all content to move at the same speed, whether it's ABC News or your uncle's video blog. That's all about to change.