Posts tagged net neutrality
John Oliver: Let’s call ‘net neutrality’ what it really is
June 3, 2014 | 7:15 am
Daily Show alum John Oliver has turned his keen wit toward net neutrality. In a scathing 13-minute segment of Last Week Tonight, Oliver astutely points out that the cable companies are winning the net neutrality fight by making it so boring that it slips right under the average person’s radar. Hence, instead of “net neutrality,” the term the activists should really be using is “preventing cable company f**kery.” As The Daily Kos notes: Oliver on the Federal Communications Commissions Chairman Tom Wheeler's two-tiered internet: "If we let cable companies offer two speeds of service, they...
Morning Links — Stories you may have missed
January 23, 2013 | 9:16 am
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Understanding Net Neutrality – it can impact publishers
August 24, 2010 | 11:59 am
Received the following from the Copyright Clearance Center. Net neutrality is an important topic that I must admit I don't understand very well. I'm going to listen to the podcast when I get a chance. I have seen Chris Kenneally, the moderator, on many panels and he always does an excellent job. CCC’s Chris Kenneally interviews of Mark Strohlein, the Chief Agility Officer for publishing analyst firm Outsell, for his take on how net neutrality affects publishers. The discussion revolves around the recent actions taken by Google and Verizon with regard to net neutrality and how it applies to...