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WARNING: The Internet Might End in December

Peter Schwartz | Posted 11.22.2014 | World
Peter Schwartz

The challenger countries will once again try, as they did last December in Dubai, to wrest control from the coalition of stakeholders that has been governing the Internet under a contract with the U.S. government. If they succeed it will be the end of the world as we know it. There will be no Internet. There will be many nets: ChinaNet, Euronet, maybe Deutsche Net and France net and Brazil Net and Russia Net. It will resemble the world before the Internet with many private networks and a constant challenge of interconnection.

The 'Shocking' Truth About Net Neutrality

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Timothy Karr

The spreading popularity of Net Neutrality really rankles those in Washington who have been trying so hard to portray it as a "government takeover of the Internet."

The Compact With Capitalism: Wheeler's Net Neutrality Dodge

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Tracy Rosenberg

Rhetoric and reality sometimes diverge. Right now, the future of the Internet is hooked like a fish between two different paths.

A Call to Action for Our Internet

Timothy Karr | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology
Timothy Karr

As our Internet grows up, we need to look to the future and figure out ways to make it better. There is a role for activism and advocacy, but also one for our government to promote the public interest by ensuring that every American can participate in a free and fair communications market.

The Wavelength: Original Reporting--What's it Worth? Plus: Tracking the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.04.2011 | Media
The Media Consortium

By Eric Arnold, Media Consortium blogger Last week, the New York Times debuted a long-awaited paywall, and stats blogger Nate Silver used the launch a...

16 Tech Titans on Twitter

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
2morrowknight

The 16 Tech Titans below are amazing global citizens. Yes, we call them titans. Not just because of the greatness of their achievements, but because they believe in moving humanity forward.