The FCC is considering forcing ISP’s to share their lines with other broadband firms. In other words in Johnny Upstart Broadband Company wanted to start offering Internet service they wouldn’t have to build their own infrastructure, they would just be able to use Comcast/AT&T/Verizon/etc’s last-mile. I think this is general is a bad thing because [...]Continue Reading →
Have you heard that opposing government regulation is now akin to supporting censorship? Does this make sense to anyone else?
It apparently does to White House Deputy Technology Office Andrew McLaughlin. This week McLaughlin compared opposing government mandated control over Internet content delivery the same thing as China censoring the Internet. He continued,
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Some guy named spastkid at gamepolitics.com responded to my criticism of the ECA supporting Net Neutrality, which is essentially the same thing that I posted here the other day.? The guy responded with what will always be a typical response.? This is that game traffic won’t have prioritization, but neither will the other [...]Continue Reading →
It baffles me that ECA (Entertainment Consumers Association) continues to step on their own toes with the net neutrality issue. If the ECA truly supports video games then they are doing video gamers a disservice by supporting anything to do with net neutrality regulation.
The FCC NPRM proposed last month prevents ANY discremination [...]Continue Reading →
As with Part 1, my comments in bold.
At a Crossroads
Notwithstanding its unparalleled record of success, today the free and open Internet faces emerging and substantial challenges. We?ve already seen some clear examples of deviations from the Internet?s historic openness. We have witnessed certain broadband providers unilaterally block access to VoIP applications [...]Continue Reading →
The Net Neutrality issue has been hot the last few months, and it probably won’t be cooling with the Fall weather.? There is already one bill sitting in committee, and another from Byron Dorgan and Olympia Snowe on the way.? In addition to this, the big news toward the end of September was the FCC’s [...]Continue Reading →
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