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#NetNeutrality Expert Tim Wu Opposes #Verizon Appeal

#NetNeutrality Expert Tim Wu Opposes #Verizon Appeal

Legal expert Tim Wu filed a friend-of-the-court brief asking a federal appeals court to uphold the Federal Communications Commission’s neutrality rules. Wu, the Columbia Law School professor who invented the term “net neutrality,” says Verizon’s argument that the regulations impinge free speech [Full Story…]

Tech Predictions for President Obama’s Second Term

Tech Predictions for President Obama's Second Term

Barack Obama has again been elected President by the American people. During his second term, he is under a lot of pressure in terms of the technology sector. According to ReadWrite, President Obama stressed the importance of technology during his speech early this morning, saying that the U.S. [Full Story…]

Tim Wu Talks Monopolization of the Internet with Charlie Rose

Tim Wu Talks Monopolization of the Internet with Charlie Rose

Columbia Law School professor Tim Wu, who coined the term "net neutrality," explains the FCC's recent policy actions in that area in an interview with Charlie Rose. Wu also discusses how Facebook, Google and Apple can be viewed as monopolies in their respective arenas of commerce just as AT&T [Full Story…]

OneWebDay Taking Place on September 22nd

OneWebDay Taking Place on September 22nd

OneWebDay is a global event focused on raising awareness regarding the maintenance of the open networking principles. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 22nd and will emphasize three important aspects of the internet. OneWebDay Taking Place on September 22nd The End-to-End Principle: [Full Story…]

David Solomonoff Speaks of Net Neutrality

David Solomonoff Speaks of Net Neutrality

David Solomonoff, President of the Internet Society of New York (ISOC-NY) recently gave a talk at the Manhattan Libertarian Party Meeting on August 9th. In the talk he highlighted the importance of maintaining end to end principles and net neutrality which is coming under fire by political forces [Full Story…]

VC Wilson Thinks Net Neutrality is Good for Business

VC Wilson Thinks Net Neutrality is Good for Business

Saying net neutrality is good for business, Fred Wilson, Managing Partner of venture capital firms Flatiron Partners and Union Square Ventures said he supported the government's light weight regulatory framework as proposed. "Without these rules, investors like me who invest in "open [Full Story…]

NY Tech Meetup Examines Net Neutrality

NY Tech Meetup Examines Net Neutrality

NYConvergence ORIGINAL By: Amy Berryhill Internet service providers want to define levels of access to their networks and charge accordingly. Opponents decry the effort as discrimination. Tim Karr, campaign director for Free Press, spoke at the December NY Tech Meetup last night about the [Full Story…]

FCC Chairman Visits NY During Net Neutrality Debate

FCC Chairman Visits NY During Net Neutrality Debate

NY's City Council met Friday to discuss a resolution backing "strong network neutrality principles" while FCC Chairman Julius Genachwoski was in New York.  A spokesperson for the chairman said the visit was not related to the resolution and that he was in New York for a [Full Story…]

Net Neutrality Hearing To Take Place Friday

Net Neutrality Hearing To Take Place Friday

On Friday, November 20, at 10 AM, the New York City Council Committee on Technology in Government will hold a public hearing regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) six principles of net neutrality with the aim of assessing "whether the Net Neutrality principles as [Full Story…]