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ISPs Push For Two-Tier Internet Based on Data Caps

Appeared in the Toronto Star on January 11, 2014 as Internet Providers Push for Two-Tier Internet Based on Data Caps Net neutrality has been one of the defining Internet policy issues of the past decade. Starting with early concerns that large telecom and Internet providers would seek to generate increased […]

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January 15, 2014 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Pearl Jam Concert Cuts Raise Net Neutrality Concerns

The rock group Pearl Jam is raising concerns about AT&T cutting out some comments about George Bush during a webcast of a weekend concert. The band registers its frustration with the censored version of the concert and notes that it highlights the need for net neutrality legislation. Update: Video version […]

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August 8, 2007 8 comments Must Reads

Pearl Jam Concert Cuts Raise Net Neutrality Concerns

The rock group Pearl Jam is raising concerns about AT&T cutting out some comments about George Bush during a webcast of a weekend concert. The band registers its frustration with the censored version of the concert and notes that it highlights the need for net neutrality legislation. Update: Video version […]

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August 8, 2007 Comments are Disabled Neutrality

Is Content Filtering the New DRM?

There was a time when Internet service providers would not touch the idea of blocking or filtering content, particularly after the Stratton Oakmont decision in the U.S., which intimated that ISPs that got into the content monitoring business would face potential liability for legal issues arising from such content.  No […]

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June 13, 2007 13 comments News

AT&T Agrees to Net Neutrality Conditions

Harold Feld (and then the MSM) notes that AT&T has agreed to a series of new conditions in order to obtain approval for its proposed merger with BellSouth. Of greatest interest is the fact that the conditions include some very explicit net neutrality conditions: AT&T/BellSouth also commits that it will […]

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December 29, 2006 4 comments News