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A Vaster Wasteland?

Posted May 5th, 2011 at 5:10 pm (UTC-4)
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Is the Internet Better, or Worse, Than TV? It’s one of the most cited speeches of the 20th Century…or, at least, two of the most quoted words.  However the man who delivered it, Newton Minow, says we’re remembering the wrong two words. In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy had only been in office for […]

Choosing Sides Over Net Neutrality

Posted December 19th, 2010 at 7:54 pm (UTC-4)
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How Industry, Congress and the FCC Hope to Shape the Internet In the occasional rough-and-tumble where business, politics and the Internet meet, the phrase ‘net neutrality’ has become  the equivalent of fighting words. This despite the fact that most people have no idea what ‘net neutrality’ means – let alone what the fight’s all about.   […]

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