March 14, 2010 | News

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A number of sources are reporting Facebook has surpassed Google as the most visited site in the US.

Read on to find out why I think this is a loss for the open Internet.

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February 11, 2010 | Digital Life

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Google announced that they are going to be building high-speed networks 100x faster what most people have today.

They’re going to price their broadband service competitively to what other companies are charging.

I say it’s about time.

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February 1, 2010 | Digital Life

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The Gizmodo blog did some arithmetic, and it figures that all the digital subscriptions you need to keep all of the devices some people view as necessary these days can cost near a thousand dollars.

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May 20, 2009 | Digital Rights

Cory Doctorow, the Canadian blogger and science fiction writer, has come out against ISPs’ increasing efforts to throttle and control bandwith and Internet accesss. He argues in the Manchester Guardian that: ISPs are censoring sites that they don’t agree with for whatever reason, including striking workers’ sites. It’s also outrageous to allow a service provider [...]

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December 25, 2008 | Digital Policy, News

President-elect Obama has called for spending $44 billion on broadband, according to the story being discussed on Slashdot: Slashdot | Universal Broadband Plan Calls For $44 Billion I think it’s about time that the U.S. got its broadband act together. Everytime broadband is discussed, someone brings up the excuse that that U.S. can’t have as [...]

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