How ‘Independent’ was the ‘Net Neutrality’ Decision? While the Obama administration appears to have used its power once again to force the issue of net neutrality, the FCC has been rebuked in the courts twice before, and is likely to lose on this one as well. On Feb. 26, the five FCC commissioners voted 3-2 to place the Internet under strict common-carrier rules of Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. It was a party line vote, with the … [Read more...]

Net Neutrality: ‘Young fool… Only now, at the end, do you understand’ We keep hearing, from the saviors in Washington, DC, how government regulation is the answer and how "evil monopolies" (created, incidentally, by other government regulations) are responsible for all our trials and tribulations and the "fundamental unfairness" of the Internet as she is currently wrote. Obligatory movie quote: "No. No government. I know those people. Absolutely not." - Col. … [Read more...]