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Bugs in Twitter

May 6th, 2008 · No Comments

I was writing about how Rep. Chip Pickering, R-Miss., had praised FCC Chairman Michael Powell for his articulation of the “four freedoms” of Internet, or his early articulation of Net Neutrality rules. (It got duplicated on Twitter, and then my delete snagged both items. The same duplication happened with Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif.)
Pickering went on […]

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Tags: broadband · broadband data · net neutrality · network managment

Live-Blogging from House Subcommittee on Internet

May 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’m live-blogging from the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on the Internet and Telecommunications, on H.R. 5353, the Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2008, on http://twitter.com/drewclark. You can also see my 20 most recent postings, in reverse-chronological order, at the right.

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Tags: broadband · broadband data · net neutrality · network managment

Net Neutrality Critics Now in the Limelight

March 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments

In the wake of the Federal Communications Commission’s “network management” event in Cambridge, Mass., on February 25, it looks as though Net Neutrality critics are finally enjoying their day in the sun.
Last week, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation hosted two of the most knowledgeable critics, Richard Bennett and Brett Glass, at their own forum […]

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Tags: comcast · net neutrality · network managment

In Comcast vs. Verizon, Comcast is Down Two Counts

February 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments

By Drew Clark
Dominance in the broadband market is a battle of both technology and politics. Right now Comcast, America’s leading cable company, is losing on both counts.
Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen emerged from the Federal Communications Commission’s hearing on Internet practices in Cambridge, Mass., as unable to defend himself and his company against charges […]

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Tags: FCC · Uncategorized · comcast · net neutrality · network managment · verizon