An open and fair Internet – Net Neutrality!
An open and fair Internet – Net Neutrality!

Today – June 12, 2015 – is the day the US of A formally, officially has an open and fair Internet – Net Neutrality is now the law of the land. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. refused June 11 to block the new net neutrality rules from taking effect. The major Internet […]

Net Neutrality battle far from over
Net Neutrality battle far from over

You’re mistaken if you think Net Neutrality in the U.S. – an open and free-flowing Internet – is a done deal. The major Internet service providers (ISPs) – the major telecommunications corporations like Verizon, Comcast, AT&T and others – are fighting back vociferously and with an unrelenting (and heavily financed) effort to take complete control […]

Net Neutrality: Internet as public utility
Net Neutrality: Internet as public utility

In a strong statement supporting Net Neutrality, the top U.S. mass communications regulator proposed Feb. 4 the Internet in this nation should be treated as a public utility. Tom Wheeler, chair of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), issued in a Wired Magazine guest piece his proposed rule for governing broadband Internet in the U.S. […]

Net Neutrality – U.S. Internet still threatened by greed
Net Neutrality – U.S. Internet still threatened by greed

Despite recent hope Net Neutrality may prevail in the U.S., corporations controlling the Internet appear to be getting help from Congressional allies in a last-ditch effort to remain absolute bosses of a free-flowing information superhighway. U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., filed bills offering what they describe as a solution […]

Google Fiber makes case for Internet as utility
Google Fiber makes case for Internet as utility

Google Fiber is making a case for the regulation of the Internet in the U.S. as a utility, just like electricity, water and other public services managed often by private companies. While hardly anyone was watching during the holidays, Google filed documents with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) suggesting it would welcome regulation of […]

Americans like the Internet!
Americans like the Internet!

Americans like the Internet and want to keep it around! They’re all like, “yea, really cool, our new BFF; so awesome!” Well, okay. Americans may not be ready to run off to Siam and get married to the Internet but new research from the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project clearly shows Americans have become accustomed […]

Americans know Net Neutrality
Americans know Net Neutrality

A pretty decent majority of Americans – 61 percent – understand the concept of Net Neutrality to mean, “equal treatment of digital content.” This according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center and it’s Internet Project. The results of the survey on a wide range of Internet topics was published Nov. 25 and […]