Public Comments in the World of Massively Multiplayer Regulatory Proceedings

TPI uses machine learning to examine dodgy comments on Restoring Internet Freedom. By the time the FCC’s ferociously controversial net neutrality draft Order was released on November 22, 2017, more…

December 7, 2017 0

Don’t blame the election on fake news. Blame it on the media

The numbers say the impact of fake news on the last election was very small. The failure of the real news to cover the campaign soundly is the real issue….

December 6, 2017 0

Web Giant Blocking

Did you think net neutrality protects us from website blocking? Not one its champions do it to each other. Google confirmed that it will be pulling access of YouTube on…

December 6, 2017 0

Why Concerns About Net Neutrality Are Overblown

This is the best op-ed I’ve seen on Internet regulation ever. It’s eerily similar to a more technical take I wrote yesterday. TORONTO — The Federal Communications Commission is planning…

December 5, 2017 0

The Regulatory Status of ISPs in 1998

There are several claims floating around to the effect that the FCC has a long history of treating ISPs as Title II carriers. This isn’t correct, of course. The Kennard…

November 30, 2017 0

Why magazine mogul Tina Brown is ‘angry and upset’ at Google and Facebook 

Tina Brown, founder of Daily Beast, isn’t happy with the current Internet advertising duopoly: “I am very angry and upset about the way advertising revenue has been essentially pirated by…

November 21, 2017 0

No boundaries: Exfiltration of personal data by session-replay scripts

Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy is doing some amazing work in data logging by web sites that will shock and disgust you: You may know that most websites have third-party…

November 20, 2017 0

Report: Average Web Page Load Times Not Improving As Fast as Broadband Speeds – Telecompetitor

From Joan Engebretson in Telecompetitor: Increases in average broadband speed have not brought a commensurate decrease in average web page load times, according to a new white paper from the…

November 20, 2017 0

Trump’s CNN attacks may hobble legal case to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

The court’s rejections of the Muslim ban foreshadow the tainted DoJ review of the AT&T/Time Warner merger review: Trump’s repeated claims that CNN produces “fake news” and other criticisms of…

November 10, 2017 0

How Level 3’s Tiny Error Shut Off the Internet for Parts of the US

Wired explains why you had a hard time accessing a big part of the Internet yesterday. Level 3 misconfigured some routes due to a “route leak”. A YEAR AGO, a…

November 7, 2017 0