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Broad(band) Stimulus and the First High-Tech Prez

George Washington The signs are there: technology is finally coming to the White House. When Barack Obama insisted on keeping his mobile e-mail device, it was a sign that the times they are a' changin'. Despite security objections from the … Continue reading

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Comcast In Trouble

Broadband for the rest of us? In its ongoing struggles to offer broadband Internet access, cable company Comcast recently had its hand slapped by the FCC for selectively shutting down access to certain Web services. Now, Comcast has decided in … Continue reading

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Bell Canada Hijacks Al’s Invention; Comcast Redirects

  Net Neutrality While Comcast began backtracking (well, sort of) on its policy of shutting down certain Internet traffic, those north of the 49th parallel look like they're about to become second-class Netizens. The culprit? Bell Canada. And to think that all … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality: Comcast Gets Sued

  Net Neutrality The issue of who controls the Internet–whether it remains as it is with open access or can be controlled by private telecommunications companies–moved to the fore again this week when a San Francisco subscriber to Comcast launched … Continue reading

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Verizon & AT&T: Web 2.0 Killers

  Hello? Hello? Net neutrality has yet to pierce the public consciousness (Jon Stewart notwithstanding), but that moment may soon be upon us. The phrase "net neutrality" refers to the current state of the Web wherein every site has parity on the Internet. … Continue reading

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Fighting for Higher Phone Bills

  Hello? Hello? Lower phone bills? We're all for it. Well, almost all of us are for it. The folks at Verizon aren't too keen on it (neither are the folks at Qwest or AT&T for that matter). But the … Continue reading

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