→ President Obama’s statement pushing for net neutrality

→ President Obama’s statement pushing for net neutrality: And isn’t it sad that a U.S. president can have such a strong opinion on a regulatory decision that’s such obvious common sense, so obviously beneficial to consumers (and the lack of which is so obviously harmful), so well-supported by the citizens, and falling on the shoulders… Continue reading → President Obama’s statement pushing for net neutrality

Telecom Giants Drag Their Feet on Broadband for the Whole Country

Telecom Giants Drag Their Feet on Broadband for the Whole Country – Newsweek: For almost 20 years, AT&T, Verizon and the other big players have collected hundreds of billions of dollars through rate increases and surcharges to finance that ambitious plan, but after wiring the high-density big cities, they now say it’s too expensive to… Continue reading Telecom Giants Drag Their Feet on Broadband for the Whole Country

Nilay Patel: ‘The Internet Is F****d’

Nilay Patel: ‘The Internet Is F****d’: Great piece by Nilay Patel at The Verge: American politicians love to stand on the edges of important problems by insisting that the market will find a solution. And that’s mostly right; we don’t need the government meddling in places where smart companies can create their own answers. But… Continue reading Nilay Patel: ‘The Internet Is F****d’