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Is AT&T Secretly Controlling Your iPhone? The FCC Wants to Know (And So Should You)

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

As millions of users are opting to upgrade to Internet-enabled "smart phones," carriers have begun blocking access to applications and the free-flowing Web by controlling what these phones can and can't do.

New FCC Chair Brings Us One Step Closer to Net Neutrality

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

Expect Chairman Genachowski to turn his attention to bringing more choice to a broadband market controlled by a cartel of phone and cable companies.

If You Love the iPhone, Set It Free

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

We are at the dawn of the era of a true mobile Internet but cell carriers are still playing gatekeepers to the next generation of innovation. Imagine what the new iPhone would be if we only set it free.

AT&T Plays Dumb as iPhone Romance Hits Rocks

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

AT&T can't decide whether it loves or hates the iPhone. But for many iPhone users there's little doubt: They hate AT&T.

Internet Heroes and Villains

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

ISPs have stuck consumers with higher prices and slower speeds, while repeatedly threatening to throttle the free and open Internet. And our elected and appointed officials have let this happen.

Grading the Internet President

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

As early as fall 2007, Obama made a strong commitment to a free-flowing, accessible and open Internet when he unveiled his new media agenda.

The Future Begins Thru You

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

Every now and then comes something that is a perfect expression of what the Internet is about. ThruYOU has taken the Web by storm, garnering more than a million YouTube views in the seven days since its release.

No Ifs, Ands or Butts, the New FCC Must Focus on Neutrality

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

When it comes to the current FCC's obsession with the occasional flash of indecency, it's time to turn the other cheek and get to more important work ahead.

Net Neutrality on Deck

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

There has been a sea change in Washington as the wonks, tech pundits and lobbyists align themselves with new leadership and the likelihood that Net Neutrality could become law soon.