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Net neutrality sounds good, but it’s worse

By Ev Ehrlich – Think about a newspaper – it works the same way. The Chronicle attracts readers so it can attract advertisers. It also attracts advertisers so it can attract readers. What if The Chronicle weren’t allowed to accept … Continue reading

Killing Net Neutrality Helps Underdogs Succeed

By Berin Szoka – We need to move away from the fear-mongering and exaggerations about threats to the internet as well as simplistic assumptions about how internet traffic moves. The real problems online are far more complex and less scary. … Continue reading

Net neutrality: issues and solution

By George Mattathil – One issue, probably the most important, absent from the extensive discussions is the technology constraints involved. One critical factor for the current impasse is the lingering aftereffect of the dot-com bubble. The dot-com bubble created and … Continue reading

Net neutrality: issues and solution

As expected, FCC’s Net Neutrality rules have been struck down by the court. The reason is FCC’s position is self-contradictory. 2002 FCC rule classified broadband/Internet as an information service, and outside the purview of FCC regulations. But 2010 FCC Net … Continue reading

Welcome To The Net Neutrality Nightmare Scenario

By John Herrman – Today (Jan 14), vital portions of the FCC’s Open Internet rules were struck down in federal court. These rules, put in place in 2010, were designed to preserve what advocates call net neutrality — an assurance … Continue reading

The Thorny Issue of Net Neutrality

By Jeff Clark – The problem with the net neutrality debate is the lack of a clean slate to defend either model of the Internet. Telcos are not private companies in any honest sense of the word, so they cannot … Continue reading

We’re About to Lose Net Neutrality — And the Internet as We Know It

By Marvin Ammori – Net neutrality is a dead man walking. That’s where we are today €” waiting for the most powerful court in the nation, the DC Circuit, to rule in Verizon‘s case. During the case’s oral argument, back … Continue reading

What Verizon’s Net Neutrality Challenge Is Really About

By Larry Downes – Net neutrality is not an engineering term, but a political term, and as such, nearly impossible to define. Much of the anxiety reflected in reporting about the order and Monday’s argument is anxiety about just what … Continue reading

FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules May Not Survive Court

By Katy Bachman – The panel of three judges were so interested in the case that they extended the oral arguments from the traditional 45 minutes to two hours, still only a short time for a roomful of attorneys to … Continue reading

Before Net Neutrality Eats the World (Part 13): What FCC Should Do Now

By Wayne Crews – The principle of neutrality should be replaced by a new principle, that of fostering competition in the creation of networks. Today’s challenge is that of lowering transactions costs of building large-scale infrastructure of every kind. The … Continue reading