Monthly Archives: March 2009

Why All Innovation Is Not Good

My point here is not at all anti-innovation, but simply that all innovation is not good, because innovation is a means not an end. People can innovate for both good, and bad, purposes. Cyber-criminals, hackers, predators, terrorists and other malfactors, constantly innovate on the open...
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House Chairman Boucher on Net Neutrality

House Internet Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher had the following to say about the net neutrality issue in an informative interview with Broadcasting & Cable: “Do you believe there still needs to be a network neutrality law? There has to be a firm principle of Internet...
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Cheney, Rove, and Fleischer and the Importance of Net Neutrality

Joseph Palermo, The Huffington Post Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, Ari Fleischer and other right-wing mouthpieces are trying to frame future debates while they reinvent the George W. Bush years. Their eerie falsehoods, half-truths, revisions, and lies are given added weight because they sit atop a...
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DPI Doesn’t Kill The Open Internet, Carriers Do

Stacey Higginbotham, GIGAOM The Free Press issued a report today that blames deep packet inspection technology for “The End of the Internet,” arguing that Internet service providers’ use of equipment that can inspect individual packets of data should raise concerns for both users and lawmakers....
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Huffington Post Calls on Obama’s FCC to Silence the Right

Seton Motley, News Busters In today’s Huffington Post is Joseph A. Palermo’s “Cheney, Rove, and Fleischer and the Importance of Net Neutrality.” Net neutrality, you see, is yet another way the Left hopes to silence their opposition—and Palermo calls on Obama’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...
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