Monthly Archives: November 2007

Silicon Insider: Go Net Neutrality

Michael S. Malone, ABC News That does it: I am now a full-fledged convert to net neutrality. We live in a world with so much noise, so many desperate people calling for our attention and action, that we inevitably put up filters and barriers to...
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Ma Bell, The Web’s New Gatekeeper

Peter Burrows, Business Week About a month ago, Google (GOOG ) caused barely a ripple when it unveiled technology to filter out copyright violations on its YouTube video Web site. After all, YouTube had been under constant fire from big media companies for hosting unauthorized...
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Clinton Defends Net Neutrality Position

Roy Mark, PC Mag Sen. Hillary Clinton’s campaign said Nov. 15 her long silence on network neutrality should not be interpreted as waning support for the idea of mandating that broadband providers treat all network use in a nondiscriminatory manner. Two weeks before announcing her...
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Tim Wu, Freedom Fighter

Spencer E. Ante, Business Week On Nov. 5, Google (GOOG) unveiled what many in the phone business had long awaited. CEO Eric Schmidt explained how the search giant was ready to create new software for mobile phones that would shake up the telecom status quo....
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Democrats: Taxing and Regulating the Internet

George C. Landrith The Democratic majority in Congress is up to their old tricks—taxing and regulating. Democratic leaders are blocking legislation that would stop new and discriminatory taxes on the Internet. There has been a moratorium on such taxes on the Internet since the 1990s...
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