Dear Chairman Thune, Ranking Member Nelson, Subcommittee Chairman Wicker, Subcommittee Ranking Member Schatz, Chairman Upton, Ranking Member Pallone, Subcommittee Chairman Walden, and Subcommittee Ranking Member Eshoo: The 20th anniversary of decommissioning of the NSFNET backbone and the birth of the commercial Internet arrives this month on April 30, 2015. The light touch approach to regulation […]
Multichannel News by John Eggerton A group of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) pioneers and other tech types opposed to the FCC’s decision to reclassify ISPs under Title II, including computer entrepreneur Mark Cuban, have sent an open letter to Congress. In it they ask Congress to declare April 30 Internet Independence Day to mark the […]
Katy on the Hill An ad hoc group of Internet gray beards, folks who can credibly claim they had a big hand creating the Internet we use today, intend to file a lawsuit and seek a stay against the FCC’s net neutrality order. Loosely called Tech Innovators, the group includes more than a dozen of […]
The Hill by Julian Hattem and Mario Trujillo A group of libertarian-leaning tech pioneers including Mark Cuban and John Perry Barlow want Congress to make April 30, 2015, ” Internet Independence Day.” To view the rest of this story, please click here.
Reason by Nick Gillespie & Robert Mariani “All the logic that we are seeing in the Net Neutrality debate is assuming that nothing has changed; it’s assuming that it’s 1995. What’s actually happened is that people get more and more service, year in and year out,” says Daniel Berninger, a telecom activist who was involved in the […]