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The murky transparency of the Obama Government

By Tom Quiner

I read a letter to the editor in my local newspaper a few days ago applauding the coming Obamanet, aka “net neutrality.” 278 more words

Politics

FCC’s Wheeler makes net neutrality case before global carriers

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said on Tuesday that he doesn’t put much credibility in claims that U.S. carriers would stop investing in their networks in his new era of network neutrality. 41 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Does net neutrality mean mobile companies can't give out free data anymore?

BARCELONA—It is now illegal in the United States for an internet service provider to discriminate between different types of data. Last week, America’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to  362 more words

The Road To Hell

As most people are aware, last week the FCC, an unelected governmental body that is supposed to be immune to petty political concerns, voted along strict party lines to impose a new and currently mysterious set of rules on the Internet.  576 more words

Rants

How the protections of net neutrality could create the next Google

For 20 years, network neutrality — the idea that nobody controlled free open and nondiscriminatory access to the Internet — was the unwritten rule, and all Internet Service Providers, such as AT&T, Verizon and Comcast , adhered to it. 534 more words

Tech

Keep Fighting For Net Neutrality

We did it!

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday in favor of reclassifying broadband Internet as a public utility and the icing on the cake is that they included mobile broadband. 675 more words

Spotlight

The Celebration of Submission

In a surreal display Thursday, prominent Internet sites celebrated as the federal government seized control over the last known vehicle for free expression.  Twitter, … 347 more words

Editorials