Monthly Archives: April 2010

Title II is no “solid legal foundation” for broadband

A common tactic of net neutrality proponents is to assert their desired outcome repeatedly in hopes that it becomes conventional wisdom. Now the Open Internet Coalition asserts that Title II for broadband would be a “solid legal foundation” for the FCC, while FreePress asserts broadband...
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NetCompetition Press Release on FCC open Internet field hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 27, 2010 Contact: Scott Cleland 703-217-2407    Scott Cleland, Chairman NetCompetition.org, Releases Statement Regarding FCC Open Internet Field Hearing in Seattle   WASHINGTON – Scott Cleland, Chairman of Netcompetition.org, released the following statement regarding the Federal Communication Commission’s hearing in Seattle...
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More Reasonable Hill Thinking on Net Neutrality

At the recent Senate Health IT hearing, it was very good to hear Senator Wyden say that it’s “appropriate for Congress… to start thinking… about an HOV lane for e-care for wireless broadband” and questioning why an emergency healthcare service should not be accorded priority...
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NYT’s fact-challenged editorial for FCC’s public option

The New York Times lead editorial today, which advocates for the FCC public option for broadband, is embarrassingly fact-challenged. First, it says that the D.C. Circuit Court decision “puts at risk big chunks of the FCC’s strategy” for broadband, in direct contradiction to the FCC...
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FreePress’ Tim Wu: All aboard Amtrak Broadband!

In his Philly.com op-ed, self-appointed armchair communications historian, and FreePress Chairman Tim Wu, advises that the FCC can find all the regulatory answers it needs for the future of the Internet by going back a century in time. I kid you not, Chairman Wu’s actual...
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