Category Net Neutrality

Agents Provocateurs?

Handing the US government further justification for its ongoing crackdown on the Internet: Gizmodo reports that in response to the Feds shutting down the extremely popular file-sharing site MegaUpload, the “Hacktivist” collective “Anonymous” have shut down the websites of the…

Net neutrality and bandwidth

While attempts by telcos to meter the Net are noxious and need to be opposed, technology advancements will neutralize them long term. Telcos want tiered service, charging more for top tier, but the proflieration of ever-faster and ever-cheaper bandwidth renders…

Google may sue cablecos on antitrust

Google warned on Tuesday it will not hesitate to file anti-trust complaints in the United States if high-speed Internet providers abuse the market power they could receive from U.S. legislators. Interesting. Let’s hope Yahoo and Amazon join in the fun.

Politics makes strange bedfellows

The Christian Coalition supports net neutrality Roberta Combs, the President of Christian Coalition of America said, “Christian Coalition is joining a broad array of organizations, representing consumers, businesses, and all ends of the political spectrum. The Coalition is committed to…

SaveTheInternet.com

Right now Congress is pushing a law that would abandon the First Amendment of the Internet — a principle called “network neutrality” that preserves the free and open Internet. Congress needs to hear from you today or they will hand…

Net neutrality

The once obscure topic of Net neutrality is now front page, lead story in the Sunday LA Times. Phone, cable may charge dot-coms that want to race along the Internet. That headline is a bit misleading. It’s more that the…

Senate on not blocking Net

Senator Ron Wyden, Democrat of Oregon, will introduce new legislation today that would prohibit Internet network operators from charging companies for faster delivery of their content to consumers or favoring some content providers over others.The bill is meant to ease…

Net Neutrality: DOA in DC?

From Timothy Karr at Freepress.net Network neutrality, a principle that ensures the free flow of ideas online, appears dead on arrival in Washington as big media once again wield influence over our elected politicians.Ԛ  By lining their pockets with telco…