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…
The Internet Model
The FCC’s first instinct when it encounters a legitimate issue with Internet management should be to involve the multi-stakeholder community through such means as reaching out to the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG), the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the Internet Society, and professional organizations such as ACM and IEEE.
Open Internet Orders Degrade Internet Improvement
Even when the figures for 2016 are taken into account, the numbers show very clearly that Open Internet Orders are a drag on the rate of broadband improvement in the US. The numbers also show that the Title II order did more damage than the 2010 Title I order.
We want our broadband speeds to improve. The data show that the best way to make that happen is to challenge open Internet orders, especially those that classify broadband Internet service under Title II.
Oops, John Oliver Did it Again
Now that we’ve enjoyed the obligatory not-so-funny HBO conspiracy theorist’s take on Title II, serious discussion can recommence. Fly, my pretty policy wonks with all your fancy knowledge of engineering, economics, and law. Make me proud with your wisdom.
Ajit Pai Talks Spectrum and FCC Reform on High Tech Forum
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In this edition of the High Tech Forum Podcast, Richard Bennett is joined by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Ajit Pai (@AjitPaiFCC) to discuss a range of issues, including the…
What the IoT is all about with Stacey Higginbotham
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Richard Bennett talks with The Internet of Things Podcast Host, Stacey Higginbotham In this High Tech Forum podcast edition, Stacey Higginbotham (@gigastacey) joins Richard Bennett (@iPolicy) to talk about what…
How Not to Measure Internet Speed
Getting up to Speed: Best Practices for Measuring Broadband Performance is a new report from New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute that offers “best practices” for broadband speed measurement. The topic is…
2015 was a very active year for High Tech Forum because so much went down in Internet and mobile policy, with major developments in all the key policy areas and…
Tech and Liberal Arts in the US and Germany
While tech and the liberal arts often have a rocky relationship, the marriage of these two disciplines is a lot happier in the US than it is in Germany. In…
The Internet Has Never Been Free of Borders
The New York Times ran an editorial Monday that displays a very poor understanding of both the inner workings of the Internet and the nature of intellectual property. Effectively, the…