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Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Networks

Hello All:You might have an interest in a deep dive on broadand zero rating: http://www.jetlaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2_Frieden-Article_Final.pdf.Here's the abstract:This Article assesses the potential for harm to broadband consumers and competitors when Internet service providers (ISPs) tier service by combining so-called “unlimited usage” with … Continue reading

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Verizon agrees to fix failing broadband networks to settle investigation

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Scott Olson) Verizon has agreed to fix failing copper networks and boost fiber deployment in New York, two years after state officials began investigating the quality of Verizon landline phone and broadband service. A settlement … Continue reading

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The Ninth Circuit’s Welcome Recognition of FTC Authority to Address Welfare-Inimical Broadband Abuses

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) well-recognized expertise in assessing unfair or deceptive acts or practices can play a vital role in policing abusive broadband practices.  Unfortunately, however, because Section 5(a)(2) of the FTC Act exempts common carriers from the … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Building Community Broadband to Protect Net Neutrality and Online Privacy

Like many cities around the country, San Francisco is considering an investment in community broadband infrastructure: high-speed fiber that would make Internet access cheaper and better for city residents. Community broadband can help alleviate a number of issues with Internet … Continue reading

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Filling Potholes on the Road to Rural Broadband

A recent WIRED article, Want to See the Future? Look at the Chips,  is a must read for any ag tech professional who ponders what the future holds. The article describes Qualcomm's development of the next generation of processors and how … Continue reading

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