Opinion

Stop It With the Astro-Turfing

Liz Strauss has a post about the astro-turfing going on. We need to be aware of this.

Internet’s First Amendment

A friend of mine wrote this post on the subject of Net Neutrality.

His recommended reading list:
http://handsoff.org/ http://www.savetheinternet.com/ http://www.freepress.net/

Another opinion on Net Neutrality

This comes from a friend of mine who was a key figure in the development of the Internet as we know it today.
In a recent email, I included this postscript:
P.S. Do you have a strong opinion on net neutrality? If so, would you share it with me?

He replied as follows:

I was writing an editorial about it, but set it aside for some other stuff. I can't claim to be an expert. But the Carrier vs Google story seems flawed to me.

My Conversation with Larry Boucher about Net Neutrality

This post is rather long for a blog post, but putting all the information in one place seemed like the best way to go. This is an email conversation between me and Larry Boucher that occurred over a few day period.
It started when I sent this link to Larry. He replied with some fascinating ideas on the subject and, as you will see below, he agreed that I could post the conversation here on my blog.

Net Neutrality: Cerf vs Farber

eWeek published a face off between Professor David Farber, frequently called the "Grandfather of the Internet" and Vinton Cerf, called by many the "Father of the Internet."
Here is a pertinent quote from the article:

"The Congress seems to be very confused," Farber said. "They don't understand what the network does."

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