Monthly Archives: November 2011

SOPA Opponents’ Bogus Net Neutrality Comparisons

The only thing proponents of Net neutrality regulation and opponents of online piracy legislation appear to have in common is the boy-crying-wolf “censorship” rhetoric of FreePress’ Save The Internet activists. See my Forbes Tech Capitalist post here, “SOPA Opponents’ Bogus Net Neutrality Comparisons.”  ...
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A Problem in Search of a Problem

Professor Susan Crawford’s attempt to manufacture a new net neutrality bogeyman, “The Looming Cable Monopoly,” fails to persuade. See my Forbes Tech Capitalist post which deconstructs and debunks Professor Crawford’s unsupported theory....
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Net Neutrality Proponents Pyrrhic Senate Victory

The Senate’s 52-46 rejection of the Resolution of Disapproval of the FCC’s net neutrality regulations (after the House voted differently 240-179 to disapprove last spring), is a classic pyrrhic victory for net neutrality proponents in two big ways. First, the issue put the FCC on...
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The Politics of Regulating the Internet

As the Senate prepares to vote on the fate of the FCC’s net neutrality regulations this week, it’s instructive to look more closely at the politics of regulating the Internet. Read my Forbes Tech Capitalist post here....
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Why Anti-Piracy Legislation Will Become Law

Pending anti-piracy legislation (Senate: PROTECT IP, House: SOPA) is very likely to become law in 2012. See my Forbes Tech Capitalist post to learn why, and why it’s important....
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