Monthly Archives: January 2016

FCC’s AllVid Proposal Is Really The Great Google Ad Grab

January 29, 2016 While the PR cover story of the FCC’s AllVid proposal may be about more consumer choice and competition to reduce the cost of cable set-top boxes, don’t be fooled. In announcing it, the FCC Chairman admits there’s already consumer choice aplenty: “American...
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Why FCC Title II Telephone Privacy Rules Can’t Work with an Open Internet

January 27, 2016 Square peg meet round hole. The FCC is poised to try and force-fit inherently-irreconcilable, telephone closed-ecosystem privacy rules into a broadband open-system Internet. Good luck with that. Expect the FCC to have fits trying to successfully craft workable, non-arbitrary, and legally-sustainable Title...
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The Net Neutrality Zero Rating Inquisition vs. the FCC

January 15, 2016 Historically accurate or not, the “Spanish Inquisition” is a well-known metaphor in literature for a group of intolerant elites that demanded orthodoxy from people, under threat of extreme consequences for heresy. The twenty first century’s new technocratic elites, who politically made up...
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The FCC Isn’t Neutral toward Silicon Valley’s Dominant Edge Platforms

January 7, 2016   The world is watching and taking note of the FCC’s blatant competition double standard that totally favors America’s dominant edge platforms above most everyone and everything else. Consider an apt and illuminating comparison between the competition U.S. wireless broadband providers face...
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