Workshop--Innovation, Investment, and the Open Internet

A swift kick in the butt...

is what this country needs. Google had the right idea when it announced in the last few days that they'd be trying out a gigabit fully neutral internet connection for maybe up to 500,000 users. that's a gigabit UP and DOWN... with no data shaping. no looking at our data. no limits. and a cost of only about $20 a month... If you look at what happened to the economy in the wake of the commercialization of the internet, ...more »

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The Open Internet & Innovation

Instead of "regulating," just assure the right structure.

No one (like verizon, google, at&t, microsoft, cablevision, etc.) should be able to be in the business of laying cables AND being any kind of information or service provider that utilizes those cables and/or that network infrastructure. There simply is an inherent vertically integrated conflict of interest that gives a huge unfair advantage to the cable or phone company in question. We need to separate these two areas: ...more »

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Workshop--Technical Advisory Process on Broadband Network Management

Overview: Networks and the new Vision

We Americans are some of the most inovative people when it comes to Tech, but lacking when it comes to acutally using CURRENT tech. Copper, instead of fiber. Servers, sorely lacking in the ability to accept the current load of traffic, still being used waaaaay after their EOL (Read: End of Life). What is needed is a network that is built from the ground up for the future and the backing to do so*. Fiber (or a similarly ...more »

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"neutralality" doublespeak for "We control so you can live"

Novel idea if the government could unbind the administrators hands with royalties for placement, open distribution of office space for demarks/postmarks of hubs. This is need before any of the untopian playland of the net you prose there Toi With the Government gone we can go back where the Net started. As an academic tool for masters of there trade to teach the apprentice and welcome journeymen at cost only to those ...more »

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