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Netflix or Heinz Ketchup?

Michael K. Powell | Posted 04.09.2013 | Technology
Michael K. Powell

Last week, Netflix launched the entire season of House of Cards. Some admirers of the strategy breathlessly insist it marks the end of traditional cable networks. While that viewpoint is fanciful, this kind of experimentation simply shows a healthy marketplace that is always looking for the next big thing.

Gerry Smith

Cable Industry Draws Scrutiny For Putting Web Users On A Scale

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The cable industry wants Internet users to go on a diet. Cable companies have been testing a new business model that charges customers based on how...

A Little Rhetorical Trickery and Dishonesty -- A Typical Big Telecom Attack on Net Neutrality

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Art Brodsky

Over the last couple of weeks, a fierce little debate has started to rage about how the United States should treat high-speed Internet access. Big Telecom's ultimate goal? A powerless FCC.

Why Are ISPs Terrified of Being Reclassified

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

We are weeks away from Genachowski presenting to Congress the National Broadband Plan, designed to address the lack of broadband availability in many under-served and economically depressed areas.