AT&T, Time Warner, and the Need for Neutrality

It is no surprise that a judge allowed the AT&T-Time Warner acquisition to proceed given the government’s poor case; the question is if a better case could have been made. What is ultimately needed, though, are new laws.

Pro-Neutrality, Anti-Title II

Any regulation, including those around net neutrality, should be put to a cost-benefit analysis. In this case regulation advocates come up short.

Twitter Earnings; Twitter Retrenches; Facebook, Andreessen and India

Twitter’s earnings had good and bad parts, and one big red flag. More interesting was the company’s decision to retrench and own “live.” Then, how Facebook and Marc Andreessen managed to screw up so badly.

Daily Update: It’s a Watch!, Net Neutrality and Zero Rating

Good morning, I apologize this update is again a few hours late. Needless to say, I am very eager to get back to Taiwan and a normal schedule, but there’s one more rather important event on my calendar…the San Francisco meet-up! In case you missed the email, the San Francisco meet-up will be at the […]

Daily Update: Net Neutrality Passes, Pointer Events and Elitism

Good morning, I’m going to get on my soapbox today; I hope you don’t mind. On to the update: Net Neutrality Passes From the New York Times: The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, a milestone in regulating high-speed Internet service into American homes. Tom Wheeler, […]