Monthly Archives: April 2008

Spare The Net

Dick Armey, Washington Times When economic stagnation gripped the country in the 1970s, I was an economics professor in my home state of Texas. Back then when I was teaching a class and needed a real-world example of how government overregulation harmed the economy and...
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NetCompetition.org Asks Why Worsen Recession with Preemptive Internet Regulation?

WASHINGTON—Scott Cleland, chairman of NetCompetition.org, today questioned why the Senate Commerce Committee would focus on promoting net neutrality in its “Future of the Internet” hearing, when the Internet is flourishing and does not need ‘saving,’ and when unprecedented preemptive regulation of the Internet could worsen...
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Will the Internet remain neutral?

Dana Blankenhorn & Paula Rooney, ZDNet Probably not. What Net Neutrality advocates forget is what has kept the Internet neutral so far has been market discipline, not government. Most customers want neutrality, and will “vote with their feet” against those carriers who violate it. Assuming,...
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Public must fight to maintain net neutrality

Lawrence Lessig, Ben Scott, San Francisco Chronicle The Internet is an engine of economic growth and innovation because of a simple principle: net neutrality, which assures innovators that their next great idea will be available to consumers, regardless of what the network owners think about...
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Can the FCC fix the Internet?

Seeta Pena Gangadharan and Shinjoung Yeo, The Stanford Daily When the Federal Communications Commission takes the stage at Dinkelspiel Auditorium for its second hearing on broadband, it’ll be taking a trip down memory lane. For one, the precise topic of the hearing — what types...
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