Net Neutrality

Parthenon

How Amazon’s Kindle Fire is Saving Civilization

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Oh what a seemingly overblown headline. And yet, if you think about it, it’s not that far from the truth. Because with its broad potential reach, and its likely ability to get people to pay for valuable content, the Fire seems poised to provide a counterbalance for a “free” web, while also giving people the […]

FCC

FCC Files Net Neutrality Laws

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The FCC has filed and published official net neutrality laws that will go into effect on November 20th. The plan will most likely become sidelined by a bevy of lawsuits from telecomm providers. Regulations still don’t stop mobile providers from throttling connections.

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 23, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110923_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Facebook announced even more plans to transform your profile page. In weeks, Facebook will roll out a new feature called the Timeline, which shares your images, videos and activities in an interactive collage. New Facebook apps will also let you share music and movies with friends. In […]

Cyber Security

Netherlands Passes Net Neutrality Laws

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The Netherlands became the second country in the world to write network neutrality laws for telecom providers. The law bans carriers from blocking services or charging fees for using programs like Skype. The United States is trying to draft similar laws, but is running into legal battles with the telecom industry. Read the full article […]

European Commission

European Commission Investigating Net Neutrality

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The European Commission is investigating wireless carriers to make sure they aren’t blocking selective Internet traffic. Network neutrality has become a contentious issue, with sides arguing consumer protection versus overreaching government control. The outcome of European investigations could impact worldwide consensus. Read the full article at NYTimes.com