Monthly Archives: April 2011

AT&T – T-Mobile in Competitive Perspective

As the DOJ and FCC research and sort through the competitive facts of the AT&T-T-Mobile acquisition for themselves in the months ahead, it will become clear that opponents’ current rhetoric and assertions are over-the-top, exaggerated and simply not credible. FreePress and others’ claims that this...
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FreePress Continues to Divide Not Unite

FreePress’ campaign director, Tim Karr,¬†continues to overuse its main political tactic of demonizing anyone that disagrees with FreePress’ goal of ridding the world of free market capitalism and property ownership. FreePress’ play book is all about the politicization of issues — dividing people, not uniting...
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Expect Google’s Privacy Problems to Threaten Bubble 2.0

Expect Google’s bull-in-a-china-shop entry into social, to try and neutralize FaceBook, to bring lots more major unwanted privacy attention to the privacy-challenged social media business model, and to contribute to the eventual bursting of the Internet investment Bubble 2.0. The hot air that is inflating...
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The Net Neutrality Accountability Gauntlet

The House’s rejection of the FCC’s December Open Internet order 240-179 is just the latest in an ongoing high-profile accountability gauntlet for the FCC’s unauthorized, unwarranted and unjustified net neutrality rules. While the wheels of democracy, public accountability, and the rule of law can turn...
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Implications of Court Ruling Net Neutrality Appeal Premature

On a technicality, the DC Court of Appeals ruled that Verizon’s January appeal of the FCC’s December Open Internet order was filed prematurely, meaning Verizon must wait for the FCC to officially post it in the Federal Register, before it can re-appeal. This decision has...
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