The FCC pushes ahead with net neutrality
Agency extends the deadline to Friday because of the error
‘Our country cannot afford ‘pay-for-play’ schemes that divide our Internet into tiers based on who has the deepest pockets’
Policymakers should avoid pushing unconstitutional populist hobbyhorses.
‘The Internet in its current form is not broken, and the FCC is currently taking steps to fix that’
Few official bad ideas come as bad as this one.
‘Nothing less than the future of the Internet depends on how we resolve this disagreement’
Agency states it won’t allow segregated Web traffic
‘It’s too bad we don’t have those fast lanes’
The FCC could have new rules by the end of the year.
The proposed rules are still vague, but they give the FCC unprecedented power.
U.S. and EU Internet trade policies continued to head in opposite directions last week
The market is natural selection, plain and simple.
The practical dispute over net neutrality continues to narrow
Objections to the Comcast-Time Warner merger are the same as with AOL, and just as specious.
After being thwarted by the courts twice, the administration looks to be gearing up for another attempt to impose net neutrality by fiat.
‘There is no evidence in the record suggesting that broadband providers are carving up territory or avoiding head-to-head competition’
The call for net neutrality is really a call for a return to monopoly common carrier regulation for broadband networks.