Ars technica calls Scott Cleland on his bs – and I enjoy it…
Net Neutrality’s not anti-property, it’s about our property
Ars Technica – Boston,MA,USA
Scott Cleland, founder of telecom analyst firm The Precursor Group, is out blasting the developments, saying that open access and “net neutrality” advocates are “antiproperty” according to the IDG News Service. Nothing could be further from the truth. …
Net Neutrality Guru Tim Wu on Clinton and Obama
By Matt Stoller
Issues just like net neutrality have become major political issues at other crucial times in U.S. history. It happens when private power has reached intolerable levels, and particularly when private entities control new technologies that are of growing importance to the whole country. …
AT&T Filtering Plan Violates BellSouth Merger
But less discussed — and equally important — are the ways AT&T’s proposed filtering violates the Net Neutrality conditions the company reluctantly agreed to back in December 2006 to seal its mega-merger with BellSouth. …
NextGenWeb Catches up with California PUC Commissioner Rachelle Chong
During her keynote speech, Commissioner Chong discussed how a hands-off regulatory approach has fueled Internet innovation and how open market structures have shaped its success. She also spoke about her recent paper titled “The 31 Flavors of Net Neutrality: Beware of the Trojan Horse” which argues that Net neutrality is a concept with many unintended consequences. …
Net Neutrality is Necessary for Free Exchange of Ideas
City on a Hill Press – Santa Cruz,CA,USA
Currently, the Internet is “neutral,” which means that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) cannot prioritize one website over another. According to net neutrality, cityonahillpress.com has just as much right to deliver information to its viewers as the website of the New York Times or of Microsoft. The Internet portrays a true definition of free speech to an extent that our parents could only have dreamed of, but this is being threatened.
The REAL News Creates Custom Video Player
By Steve Anderson
For those who haven’t heard about it, TheREALNews is a new, independent, non-profit, independent world news network based in Toronto. It’s the kind of project that reminds us about the importance on Net Neutrality, since innovative projects like this would never get off the ground without an open, non-discriminatory Internet.
Google’s Schmidt named chair of think tank
CNET News.com – San Francisco,CA,USA
New America Foundation has one big technology initiative, “Wireless Future,” in which reports have been written supporting the principle of Net Neutrality.
By Nicholas Reville
It touches on a lot of issues that drive the creation of Miro and make our project different than proprietary competitors: open-source, eliminating gatekeepers, net neutrality, DRM, and others. Groklaw interview with Nicholas Reville.
Why America needs media reform ASAP
And AT&T keeps telling us that Net Neutrality isn’t needed, that we should just “trust them” not to censor the Internet. But they won’t even allow someone to raise the issue on their show. We have arrived at a unique time in the history of media, where traditional gatekeepers to information are threatened by a revolution in communications. Big Media’s reaction is the same they have taken for decades: shut down discussion, dictate policies, increase profits, and maintain control.
My Interview in WorldChanging
The conference, focused on net neutrality and net regulation, is a must-go if you’re concerned about the future of the open Internet.JL: “Net neutrality” has always been more complex than public conversations would suggest. …