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Net Neutrality 2.0

Should service providers be allowed to alter your web pages? The issue came up yet again when Toronto-based Rogers decided to insert messages containing sales messages in web pages they display on their customer’s browsers.   "We are concerned about...

Google to Bid on 700 MHz Spectrum

While it is not really a surprise at this point, Google will be bidding on the 700 MHz spectrum auction and if the company wins, it will likely change the business model of many other service providers. The reason...

Don’t Vote Until You read This

I am unhappy to hear that 24 House Republicans are delving into the FCC’s plan to regulate the cable companies more closely. FCC Chairman Martin is acting in the best interest of consumers by fostering competition in the cable industry...

How Network Neutrality Solves the Cable Competition Problem

It is obvious to me the cable companies are getting the short end of the FCC stick. In fact I am not sure the FCC will be giving any sort of stick to the cable companies this Christmas. Even the...

Big Brother Service Provider

If I told you a book distributor with a virtual monopoly in most of the US was blocking the distribution of books it found inappropriate, what would you say? What would our government do if such a practice took place?...

Hillary Clinton Champion of Net Neutrality?

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are big proponents of net neutrality and this may be the reason the big phone and cable companies have been contributing good amounts of money to at least Clinton’s campaign. Here are the details....

Wireless 2.0

Google, Yahoo, Skype/eBay and others are very interested in ensuring they have direct access to consumers through licensed spectrum. In fact, on March 6, 2007, Google became part of a consortium called the Coalition for 4G in America. It...

Ed Whitacre Jr.

Congratulations to Ed Whitacre Jr. for building a great big telecommunications company from an assortment of smaller ones. Certainly in this case the sum was greater than the parts.   Ed is about to retire and he can consider this...

Flaming Cringely

I grew up reading Robert X. Cringely so it is challenging for me to say anything negative about this witty writer who once graced the pages of InfoWorld. In the interest of objectivity however it is worth pointing out...

Old New AT&T

Many people have told me about the Steven Colbert video about AT&T and thanks to Manuel Vexler of the IMS Forum who sent me the link, I have just seen it myself for the first time. It is pretty funny....

The AT&T/BellSouth/FCC Soap Opera

The AT&T BellSouth merger has gained FCC approval after AT&T decided to make some concessions and many are hailing this as a win for net neutrality. Below are some of the recent articles – a massive amount for a...

Net Neutrality Safe For Two Years

Yesterday I wrote about ensuring net neutrality and just to show you how fluid the telecom market is, today AT&T may have ensured net neutrality for all of us last night. Well at least for 24 months. The company...

One Wilshire

Ensuring Net Neutrality   Net neutrality advocates are scared senseless that carriers will start charging companies like Google in order for the search giant and others to have access to service provider customers. These phone companies argue they have to...

Time Magazine and Net Neutrality

Time Magazine has named you and me as their person of the year but without net neutrality would this have been the case? Would we have had the ability to use sites like MySpace and YouTube or would these companies...

Showing Kevin Martin the Door

David Isenberg weighs in on FCC Chairman Kevin martin and why he should be shown the exit. Here is an excerpt:Martin's appointment to a second term as FCC Commissioner is pending Senate confirmation. I like Kevin; he's personable, he's articulate,...

Net Neutrality – Who Gives a Sh&*^%$T?

Seriously people don’t care. Excuse the profanity but I can’t believe it. At the last ITEXPO I asked hundreds of people in the keynote how many people cared about net neutrality and out of somewhere around 500-700 people, 2 or...

Anti Net Neutrality Video

I don’t agree with much of this video but am always open to many points of view. This video says the best way to ensure competition on the Internet is to keep it free from regulation. I agree with this...

Net Neutrality Today

This story has all the juicy details any story could want… Corruption, money, politics, and even religion… Wait, how did that get in there. Net Neutrality has become a soap opera of sorts and the only thing missing is bad...

George Ou on Net Neutrality

George does a great job explaining his views on net neutrality.his views on net neutrality.The amount of political rhetoric coming from the Net neutrality crowd is at a fever pitch. From MoveOn.org to SaveTheInternet.com practicing their brand of scare the public...

Net Neutrality Politics

It is worth reading James Seng on net neutrality politics. It is also worth mentioning that the organization that has the best lobbying and the best lobbyists and the most money generally wins the debate – in our government that...

Internet Dark Ages

The web should remain neutral and resist attempts to fragment it into different services, web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said.He warned that if the US decided to go ahead with a two-tier internet, the network would enter "a dark...

Moby on Net Neutrality

I am a big Moby fan. Perhaps you are as well. I think he may even live in Darien, CT the next town over from TMC’s offices in Norwalk. If you aren’t aware, Moby produces primarily dance/techno music and at...

Houston WiFi

  Houston has released a draft for city-wide WiFi according to Save Muni Wireless. Here are some interesting details from the blog entry:   The City's vision is to apply ubiquitous, low-cost wireless Internet access as a foundation for the...

Save The Internet

I received an e-mail below from freepress.net pushing me to savetheinternet.com. The e-mail and site are intended to save net neutrality. With all the talk on this topic I expected the savetheinternet domain to have huge traffic. I checked to...

CLECs to build metro fiber

As I wrote about recently, Shrihari predicted that we should see more fiber being put in the ground as a response to the network neutrality situation with the LECs. This article explains the details although it is more enterprise focused...
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