Data is like pizza?

Data is a lot like pizza, or at least that's what Wide Open West (an ISP with about 800,000 customers) would like you to believe. The company sent an email to its internet users telling them that it was instituting data caps on June 1 because they want everyone to get the amount of pizza they ordered. If this sounds weird or confusing or condescending, I'm not doing it justice. It's way worse than that. Continue Reading →
California can now enforce its Net Neutrality law. What does this mean for people who don't live in California? Shelly Palmer talks about this with Bianca Peters and Kayla Mamelak on Fox 5's Good Day New York. Continue Reading →
A Crushing Defeat for Net NeutralityA Crushing Defeat for Net Neutrality
"When you have to deal with legislation drafted in 1934 in 2021, I don’t think anyone is well served... That is Congress's job. They have to keep up with what is going on in the real world." So ordered federal judge John A. Mendez. This is great news for California, which can now enforce its Net Neutrality law, written after the previous administration killed the proposed national Net Neutrality regulations. Continue Reading →
A Crushing Defeat for Net NeutralityA Crushing Defeat for Net Neutrality
On October 1, the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prevailed in the Washington DC circuit court of appeals and crushed the hopes of those arguing to reinstate net neutrality on a federal level. The responses from the FCC commissioners are split along party lines, so I will not bother to relitigate the case here. But Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer on Fox 5
Shelly Palmer talks about what will happen now that Net Neutrality rules have been replaced by the Restoring Internet Freedom order by the FCC. Hosts: Sukanya Krishnan, Jenn Lahmers. Original Airdate: December 19, 2017 Continue Reading →
Net Neutrality rules were originally enacted to ensure that all Americans would have equal access to a free and open Internet. We can argue about what Net Neutrality rules did and did not accomplish in a moment, but now I want to explore the most sensational of all the post–Net Neutrality fears: the death of the Internet. Continue Reading →

Net Neutrality: What To Do

Shelly Palmer on Fox 5
Shelly Palmer talks about Net Neutrality. What it is, what it means and what you should do about it on Fox 5 with Jennifer Lahmers and Kerry Drew. Original Airdate: November 28, 2017 Continue Reading →