A new “mockumentary” called The Internet Must Go launched today, in conjunction with the latest court hearing in the Verizon case against the FCC over the FCC’s net neutrality rules. I got to see a “preview” showing of the film last week with the filmmaker. You can see the whole thing below, or at the… Continue reading ‘The Internet Must Go’ – a mockumentary
A Republican-led House subcommittee voted 15-8 to invalidate the FCC’s net neutrality rules. The rules will likely stay in place, however, as the bill has to get through the full House (which it likely will), then through the Senate, then signed by the President. Even if the Senate miraculously passes it, the President is highly… Continue reading Net Neutrality Rules Voted Invalid by House Panel
For some time now, net neutrality has been a ’cause celebre’ for web geeks. The idea – that all traffic on the internet should be treated equally, regardless of source, content or intent – is one that’s pretty compelling. It speaks to the democratic ideals of the web as a place where anyone can get… Continue reading Will Netflix Doom Net Neutrality?
Net Neutrality – the idea that all internet traffic should be treated equally regardless of source or purpose – is, to put it mildly, a hotly debated topic. There is a huge variety of arguments on both sides of the fence, many of them both compelling and complex – and in light of the recent… Continue reading Net Neutrality Not Just About The Web; It’s About a Free Society
Plenty of people are up in arms about Google and Verizon’s Legislative Framework Proposal, but on Friday the company faced a very public response to the issue. Essentially the two companies suggest that the internet could be viewed differently depending upon whether one is using a broadband internet connection from home or work or via… Continue reading Google Comes Under Fire For Its Net Neutrality Stance