Monthly Archives: May 2006

Why the Democratic Ethic of the World Wide Web May Be About to End

The New York Times Adam Cohen Editorial Observer column opposes any fee system for World Wide Web that would diminish it as platform on which everyone in world can communicate on equal basis; says telecommunications and cable companies are waging misleading campaign, with slogan ‘hands...
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Inouye Offers Senate Net-Neutrality Bill

Ted Hearn, Multichannel News In a sign of tension atop the Senate Commerce Committee, Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) sponsored legislation Friday that would impose network-neutrality mandates on cable operators, phone companies and other providers of high-speed-Internet access. Inouye’s support puts him at odds with Commerce...
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Keeping a Democratic Web

New York Times “Net neutrality” is a concept that is still unfamiliar to most Americans, but it keeps the Internet democratic. Cable and telephone companies that provide Internet service are talking about creating a two-tiered Internet, in which Web sites that pay them large fees...
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