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MIT Professor David Clark on ‘The Internet Today and Tomorrow’

January 21st, 2009 · No Comments

The Information Economy Project presents an important lecture in its “Big Ideas About Information” series:
The Internet Today and Tomorrow:
Social Implications of Evolving Technology
A Lecture by DAVID CLARK
Senior Research Scientist
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 4 p.m.
George Mason University School of Law, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Va.
Room 121
The Internet […]

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Tags: GMU · IEP

Net Neutrality and White Spaces Remain in the Limelight at Association Conference

November 7th, 2008 · No Comments

I appreciate all the great traffic I’ve received in recent days for my posts about the white spaces issue. This morning I posted two news articles on BroadbandCensus.com coming out of the Wireless Communications Association’s conference in San Jose. Follow the links to read the pieces.

Net Neutrality Advocates: Wireless Carriers’ Network Management Must be ‘Reasonable’
SAN […]

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Tags: net neutrality · white spaces

Will Bandwidth Demands ‘Break’ the Internet? Yea or Nay, We Need Independent Monitoring

June 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

June 22 - The subject of tiered access to high-speed internet services has been much in the news, with the announcements by Time Warner Cable, and also Cox Communications, that they would roll out tiered services.Well, the news out of NXTcomm08, the telecommunications industry conference last week in Las Vegas, only seems to underscore the […]

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Tags: Broadband Census · broadband data

Commission Copps: National Broadband Strategy Gaining Steam

June 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: I’ll be blogging much of today from the Broadband Policy Summit IV at BroadbandCensus.com. Check back for updates!
-Drew Clark, Editor, BroadbandCensus.com
Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Copps, in the keynote address: “The issue of a national broadband strategy is beginning to take on a life of its own. We are going to hear more […]

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Tags: Broadband Census

Obama Seeks Openness in ‘Net Policy and Government Disclosure

November 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

By Drew Clark
Comcast’s decision to limit Internet traffic from the peer-to-peer software BitTorrent would be against the law if Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama had his way, an aide to the Democratic Senator said Thursday.
In a conference call organized by the campaign for Sen. Obama, D-Ill., high-profile technology experts Lawrence Lessig, Beth Noveck and Julius […]

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Comcast and Freedom to Obtain Service Plan Information

November 6th, 2007 · 22 Comments

By Drew Clark
Comcast’s terms of service and other consumer broadband service documents make no mention of any restrictions on the use of “peer-to-peer” applications like BitTorrent, or of any Internet network management.
AT&T and Time Warner Cable, two of the other big broadband providers, […]

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