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As Battle for the Internet Goes Into Its End Game, All Eyes On FCC
Edward J. Black
President and CEO, Computer and Communications Industry Associ...
The near monopolists are at bat and are swinging for the fences in a bid to kill open Internet rules and dominate the online ecosystem. I see FCC Chairman Wheeler on the mound, trying to decide what to pitch while millions of interested parties fill the stands.
The Fight Goes On: FCC Votes to Consider Rules That Could End Net Neutrality
Senior writer, BillMoyers.com. Former senior writing fellow, D...
The vote was taken at the Federal Communications Commission Thursday morning, as drums pounded and hundreds of demonstrators supporting Net neutrality chanted outside FCC headquarters.
Executive Director, CALinnovates
Rivalries exist everywhere in life, even in the exciting world of communications policy. Communications and technology company AT&T and public interest group Public Knowledge are widely known to lock horns on matters of public policy, often bitterly.
Trade Policy Could Clarify Copyright Rules
The Jack Nicholson Answer to Hollywood Moguls on SOPA and PIPA: 'You Can't Handle the Truth'
This is too important to hand over law making to one industry, as Congress did in the case of these bills. Too much is at stake to try to rework the bills in a slapdash manner, behind closed doors. That's the truth.
PIPA And SOPA Were Stopped, But the Web Hasn't Won
Web community, bask briefly in your glory. Then get back to work, because the next industry-sponsored bill to curb technology will be here before you know it, and they might be smarter next time about how they pursue it.
Internet Rationing Latest Threat to Watching Video Online
AT&T's announcement that it would start to throttle the "heaviest users" on its wireless network is only the latest in a series of developments that place the idea of a thriving, useful Internet at risk.
A New Brave Soul Attempts to Bring Your TV to You: Bon Chance, Bamboom
Here we go again. People who aren't "broadcasters" are messing around with the broadcast signal, all to make it more convenient to "watch TV." You know what that means -- lawsuits.
Free Speech Is About More Than Copyright Issues
President, Songwriters Guild of America
WikiLeak's activities give us a fresh opportunity to ask some important questions that lately haven't gotten much airing. Don't speech freedoms come with at least a modicum of responsibility in their exercise?
Net Neutrality Versus the Telecom Pirates
Author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker
Increasing broadband access worries some who fear it will lead to more piracy. But others are more concerned about "corporate pirates" who've tried to hijack control of the Internet for their own commercial benefit.
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On Harold Feld's View of Internet Regulation
political and communications consultant
If you ever wondered why Washington officials are hesitant to depart from their teleprompters to talk honestly in plain English, Harold Feld's rhetorical beat down of Phil Verveer could serve as exhibit A.
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