Monthly Archives: July 2008

More on Comcast

Robert McDowell of the FCC had a great piece yesterday on the Comcast dispute. Worth highlighting is this line: “The allegations boil down to a suspicion that Comcast was motivated not by a need to manage its network but by … Continue reading

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Victory for net neutrality?

WSJ is reporting that the FCC is set to rule against Comcast, which was accused of blocking user’s peer-to-peer traffic under the guise of network management. This is directly in line with the FCC ruling in the case of Madison … Continue reading

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Knol vs. Wikipedia

I will be monitoring the evolution of Knol…as someone who inherently is skepitcal of the wisdom of the crowds, I find it an interesting move by Google that ought to teach us a lot about ourselves, one way or the … Continue reading

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Is it time for the e-911? Let’s hope not.

The recently discovered DNS flaw has caught my attention. I suppose it’s good that it’s getting as much attention as it is, but it sure does add … pizzaz to the Zittrain / Lessig hypotheses and commentary about a vast … Continue reading

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The only question is why they called it CherryPal

I had always thought the first cloud-computing devices would be…light-weight computers. Think the MacBook Air. I may have been wrong. CherryPal is being floated as the first such device. What I find most fascinating is the description CherryPal provides for … Continue reading

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Lessig on Z-theory and privacy

While finding some info about today’s FCC hearing on broadband and competition, I stumbled across a video of Lessig and Zittrain doing their usual – delivering fascinating talks about Internet policy. Having seen Z’s book summary once or twice, I … Continue reading

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Hello again, Buggles!

Finally, up and running. Earlier tonight I accidentally deleted my beta-blog at Blogger, and I imagine it’s gone for good now. I sent a request to Blogger help that it be restored, but that is like sending a resume or … Continue reading

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