Tag Archives: Net neutrality

Reflections on the year — Thoughts for the next

This is my first year back on the Web after a 5 year break. No, I’m not a Luddite; I did check my e-mail and Google News from time to time from a public computer. Having been intensely involved (addicted?) … Continue reading

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Caveat User: Internet Freedom, Open Data and Net Neutrality

Recent events have me wondering. DHS takes over cybersecurity by shutting down torrent sites and threatening providers (http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/the-rise-of-web-censorship/375); BitTorrent responds  (http://torrentfreak.com/bittorrent-based-dns-to-counter-us-domain-seizures-101130/). Comcast charges one of its backbone providers for providing Netflix (http://gizmo.do/dNWO31); Credoaction responds (http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/comcast_netflix/index2.html?rc=tw2). Amazon charges for free books … Continue reading

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