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Less than neutral

April 24, 2014

As foreshadowed by the January Verizon v FCC case, net neutrality looks as though it’s officially dead. For the third time, the Federal Communications Commission is attempting to regulate the speed of the internet. This time, while it proposes preventing internet service providers from blocking internet content, it is likely to allow the creation of “fast lanes” — where big corporations like Netflix or YouTube can pay for their video to be streamed faster than content from other companies.  The commission will vote on the measure at its May 15 meeting.

Peer pressure

February 25, 2014

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Speed 2

January 14, 2014

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