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An Effective Referee for the Internet

David Balto | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
David Balto

The Internet is the model of a competitive market particularly because our referees have a narrowly defined and limited role. Let's keep it that way. We enjoy watching the competitors, not the referees.

Matt Sledge

NAACP, Major Union Side With Cable Companies On Net Neutrality | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

The NAACP and a major union last week endorsed an FCC plan that could effectively end net neutrality, a position that aligns them with major broadband...

The One Thing You Need To Understand About Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 05.17.2014 | Technology

The fight to save the Internet as we know it hangs on what seems like a technicality: Should Internet service providers (ISPs) be treated more like te...

No, Eric Schmidt, Google Doesn't Get It (And They Aren't Alone)

Art Brodsky | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

There were heaps of irony, and not a little schadenfreude, when Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt got himself a bi-partisan grilling before the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee, just two days before the FCC formally released its rules governing an Open Internet.

Yes, Mr. FCC Chairman, There Is a Santa Claus

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

The FCC has spent the past nine months dancing around key issues, trying to find a way to please the big carriers and their in-house politicians, rather than trying to be forthright with the correct policy that would most benefit the economy.

McCain Battles Google, Twitter, eBay Coalition Over Net Neutrality

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators took an important step Thursday toward prohibiting broadband providers from favoring or discriminating against certai...

FCC Chief Seeks Broad Open-Internet Rules

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski is proposing that the agency apply tougher open-Internet rules broadly, raising concerns...

FCC Unanimously Supports 'Net Neutrality' Rule In Face Of Fierce Telecom Lobby

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

U.S. communications regulators voted unanimously Thursday to support an open Internet rule that would prevent telecom network operators from barring o...