Biden’s Zombie Broadband Plan
While we have work to do in rural and poor America, we are not at a point where we can afford to turn our backs on emerging technologies in favor of a zombie broadband plan born in the last millennium.
California Law Attacks Veterans
Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick wants you to pay more for Internet service. The professor, hand-picked by Democratic presidential candidate Larry Lessig to succeed him as head of the…
Broadband After the Pandemic
As the pandemic starts to fade, we won’t return to the old normal but we’ll reach a new normal with more broadband of all kinds, especially mobile, with less TV watching. Against that background, the efforts of Congress to shore up the old normal are going to fail.
Net Neutrality on Trial…Again!
California’s net neutrality law got a reprieve from friendly California Judge John Mendez yesterday. Plaintiffs were seeking an injunction to keep the law from taking effect while litigation is pending,…
How We Share Spectrum
Barring the advent of some new technology that allows you and your neighbors to use the same band at the same time with absolutely no interference, this is all there is. We will have have such a technology someday, but we quite have it yet.
John Horrigan on Digital Inclusion
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Everything policy makers need to know about digital inclusion in one easy podcast.
No Repeal Without a Replacement
Let’s identify a pair of problems for Congress to address with specific guidelines and see where that takes us. I nominate arbitrary moderation and data privacy and security.
Filling in the Gaps in Section 230
Starting with a relatively easy problem will make Congress better equipped to handle the harder questions down the road.
Dark Clouds on the Spectrum Horizon
Ditch DoD’s Rivada Plan
Who Do You Trust? Zero-Trust Networks
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Episode 56 of the podcast is a conversation with Dr. Lisa J. Porter on zero-trust architectures. Porter started the current conversation on calibrating expectations about trust and security in the…