Monthly Archives: July 2010

Does FCC want broadband competition to succeed?

  Is the market, or the FCC, the problem in “timely and reasonable” broadband deployment? The FCC’s just released 706 broadband report, like the wireless competition report that preceded it in May, again indicts the broadband industry for not meeting the FCC’s new arbitrary, subjective,...
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37 States now investigating Google StreetView snooping

37 States are now involved in a “powerful multi-state investigation” of “Google’s Streetview snooping” per a press release from investigation leader, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who released a new follow-up letter to Google asking for more information and clarification of its representations to date....
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Google Fiber Lottery Preying on Distressed Communities

The Google Fiber for Communities pledge to offer one or more U.S. communities ultra-fast Internet access at one gigabit speeds, is Google’s latest stealth manipulation of the public. In essence, Google’s fiber effort is a cynical national lottery that will result in just one or...
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Skype’s Net Neutrality Infidelity Scandal

Skype, one of the high priests of the net neutrality movement, that preaches for Title II monopoly regulation of all the broadband providers it already rides upon for free, has been caught in the act of being blatantly unfaithful to its widely-professed net neutrality principles,...
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Must Read Thierer Op-ed: America’s Chavez Fan Club

Anyone that cares about freedom generally, and freedom of the press in particular, must read PFF Adam Theirer’s outstanding Big Government expose/op-ed putting the spotlight on neo-marxist “FreePress:” “How America’s Hugo Chavez Fan Club Plans to ‘Reform’ the Media Marketplace.” Adam’s analysis and case are...
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Google has “human raters” in its search “algorithm”

Today Google publicly admitted for the first time that its purported “neutral” and “unbiased” search algorithm is not completely-automated or computer-algorithmic like Google has long and consistently represented to the public. In a stunning first-time disclosure in a Richard Waters FT article by “the Google...
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Read Eisenach’s great op-ed on net neutrality

For those who appreciate clarity of thought, please don’t miss Dr. Jeff Eisenach’s great op-ed in the Daily Caller: “Don’t drag broadband into the net neutrality morass.” Mr. Eisenach is right to spotlight and give credit to Clinton Administration FCC Chairman Bill Kennard’s wisdom to...
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FCC Respect for Process: What’s wrong with this picture?

For an FCC that so assiduously respected the integrity of process to produce a consensus National Broadband Plan just a few short months ago, how could this same FCC come to abuse the integrity of process in its pursuit of Title II net neutrality authority,...
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