Net Neutrality

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 1, 2010


[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] While Apple devices don’t traditionally attract corporate clients, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is giving iPads to all of its global investment banking employees. Several other corporations are also considering the iPad for business uses. Is this bad news for the BlackBerry PlayBook?  You bet it is!  In […]

Fox vs. Cablevision

A Tale of Two Streams – Fox vs. Cablevision


Fox and Cablevision have been "negotiating" for the past few weeks about retransmission fees. Simply put, Fox wants Cablevision to pay them a small piece of your monthly cable bill for offering you the Fox Television Network. Just to be clear, both sides agree that Cablevision has to pay -- the fight is about how much. And, not to put too fine a point on it, the stakes are huge because the money is huge.

Google & Verizon's Version of "Net Neutrality"


Google & Verizon’s Version of “Net Neutrality” Google and Verizon have released a proposal that outlines their idea of “net neutrality”, which encourages legislators to enact laws to prohibit Internet Service Providers from discriminating practices, like delaying or blocking access to certain websites. However, the principles outlined in the proposal would not apply to Internet […]

Can Your Boss Read Your Txts?


June 17, 2010 – Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Txt With Care: Can your boss read your text messages on a pager or phone the company pays for? According to a California Supreme Court ruling the answer is, yes. The high court ruled that a California Police department had the right […]

New Playboy Site Safe For Work


May 7, 2010 – Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Safe Playboy?: Playboy is set to become safe for work. The storied men’s magazine will launch “The Smoking Jacket,” more in the vein of Maxim and Esquire than Playboy. Now you can authoritatively say, you only read it for the articles.  FCC […]