Monthly Archives: December 2008

‘Network Neutrality’? Never Mind.

The Wall Street Journal The late Gilda Radner used to play a character on “Saturday Night Live,” Emily Litella, who delivered agitated commentaries. Partway through, it would become clear that the elderly woman had misunderstood the issue. For example: “What is all this fuss I...
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Network neutrality fails

Boston Herald Editorial Staff, Boston Herald.com Some of the heavy hitters on the Internet have had second thoughts and decided that “network neutrality” is not a good idea. Logic and experience might triumph over ideology and special interests after all. Link...
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O’Brien: Time to settle net neutrality debate

Chris O’Brien, Mercury News I had lulled myself into believing we were all but done with this whole debate about net neutrality, the notion that service providers must treat all traffic equally. Link...
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Winds Are Shifting on Net Neutrality

Xchange Net neutrality always has evoked strong feelings, but feelings can sometimes change. And that’s exactly what seems to be happening. That’s good news in more than one way for the telcos and cablecos that own and operate the nation’s broadband infrastructure. Link...
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Why Has Google Demanded a “Fast Lane”?

John C. Dvorak, PCMag.com Google is asking for trouble. The search giant has suddenly begun to talk about the need for a fast lane for its offerings—opening a hornet’s nest of debate regarding its motives. After all, Google has servers all over the planet sitting...
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