Supreme Court Should Free the Internet from the FCC

Cato comments on Dan Berninger’s Supreme Court petition: The Federal Communications Commission, at least under previous chairmen, desperately wanted to control the internet. To further this objective, the FCC reversed…

November 3, 2017 0

The $40 Billion Broadband Plan That Misses the Mark

Check the American Action Forum’s post in the Democrats’ “Better Deal” broadband plan. It’s got more holes than Swiss cheese. In arguing for this buildout, the Better Deal plan suggests…

November 3, 2017 0

Telecommunications Issues, 1979

Check this discussion of the need for a new communications act promoting competition, deregulation, and consumer choice. It features Tom Wheeler and Barry Goldwater and it took place in 1979….

December 13, 2016 0

Open Internet Goes to Europe

Like most jurisdictions, the European Union believes it may need some additional regulations on Internet Service Providers now that the FCC has spoken. The traditional view of net neutrality in…

October 30, 2015 0

Big News Week

This is shaping up as a big week for news, what with the Net Neutrality oral arguments, Apple’s product announcement, Verizon’s Fire Island announcement and some other things that haven’t…

September 10, 2013 0

Friday 5/6/2011 reading wrap-up

Malware coming to Macs? Ed Bott at ZDNet wrote this well reasoned article about why the malware industry will soon begin attacking Apple Macs.  Some are too quick to dismiss…

May 6, 2011 0

Wednesday reading wrap-up

Osama bin Laden raid yields trove of computer data – Mike Allen – – For a man with no air conditioning and paranoid enough to avoid having Internet access,…

May 4, 2011 0

What we are reading: 4/27/11

What we are reading: 4/27/11

Extending WiFi to one mile, thanks to empty TV channels State of the Internet: Fiber, Fast Cities and Faster Broadband: Broadband News and Analysis « Sony: Attackers may have obtained…

April 27, 2011 0

What we are reading: 4/25/11

What we are reading: 4/25/11

Army Selects Android For Mobile Battlefield Network — InformationWeek Liberty Media’s Greg Maffei on the future of the television industry – Post Tech – The Washington Post State Department shifts…

April 25, 2011 0