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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...

Will Henry Waxman Sell Out the Internet to Big Corporations? Worse Than Google/Verizon?

Jason Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jason Rosenbaum

Reports are circulating that Waxman is preparing to introduce legislation that would kill free speech online. Why is he, a champion for progressive causes in the past, driving this awful legislation?

Google And Verizon

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Now more than six months since the book settlement's final fairness hearing, New York Law School professor James Grimmelmann suggested that the compan...

Google Wants A Free Pass On Search Discrimination

The Next Web | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Over the past couple of weeks you've certainly heard about the Google and Verizon proposal for Net Neutrality. So much has been written about it, in ...

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-...

House Dems Pan Google-Verizon Deal, Urge FCC To Act On Net Neutrality

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Four Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee penned a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski Tu...

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...

White House "Speaks" on Google-Verizon Pact -- Supports Wireless Net Neutrality

Marvin Ammori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marvin Ammori

White House silence on net neutrality doesn't mean consent with Google -- it means the ball is in the FCC's court. And it means the FCC should do what every net neutrality advocate in the nation is saying.

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 ...

Alleged Verizon-Google Deal: Who's Saying What

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Are Verizon and Google near a deal to put pay tiers on the web? Have they even been negotiating a deal? Could the two companies' (alleged) agreement k...

About the Verizon/Google "Deal" on Net Neutrality

Marvin Ammori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marvin Ammori

The Google-Verizon deal proves that network neutrality rules are necessary. And it proves that the FCC's negotiation-talks receive little respect from the corporations engaged in them (maybe for good reason).

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.

Google, Verizon Tablet In The Works: PICTURES Of The 'iPad Killer'

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Verizon's Chief Executive Lowell McAdam says that Verizon and Google are working together on developing a tablet PC, the Wall Street Journal reports. ...

Verizon, Google Announce New Android Plan To Challenge iPhone

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless said Tuesday it will put substantial resources into developing and selling phones that use Google Inc.'s Android sof...