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WSJ: Data Caps Keep Netflix from "Swamping the Network" | Ars Technica

May 15, 2011

But the Journal's view is that modest data caps are good for the 'Net—and groups like Public Knowledge and the New America Foundation, who worry about caps, are engaged in "heavy breathing." So long as caps are modest, they won't affect most consumers ...

56% of Americans Have Internet Data Caps; FCC Asked To Investigate | Ars Technica

May 6, 2011

New America Foundation and Public Knowledge say in a letter (PDF) that data caps aren't necessarily a problem, but that they do “carry the omnipresent temptation to act in anticompetitive monopolistic ways.” AT&T's Unlike competitors whose caps appear ...

Opponents: Kill AT&T Bid for T-Mobile, Qualcomm Licenses at Same Time | Ars Technica

April 29, 2011

... "would further empower an already dominant wireless carrier to leverage its control over devices, backhaul, and consumers in ways that stifle competition," warn Free Press, Public Knowledge, the New America Foundation, the Media Access Project, ...

Google Maps 300TB of Real-World Internet Speed Data | Ars Technica

March 22, 2011

Sascha Meinrath of the New America Foundation told Ars back in 2009, when M-Lab got underway, that detailed network data about speeds, latency, jitter, and more used to be in the public domain until the government-run NSFnet was privatized in the ...

Call it '3G' or '4G,' America's Wireless Networks Are Still Slow

  • By
  • Chiehyu Li,
  • James Losey,
  • New America Foundation
February 15, 2011 |

If you've followed broadband discussions in Washington, DC, then you've heard that wireless is the future of communications.

Why Everyone Hates New Net Neutrality Rules—Even NN Supporters | Ars Technica

December 21, 2010

... those of the general public, Internet entrepreneurs, and local businesses across the country," thundered Sascha Meinrath of the New America Foundation. ...

Ars Book Review: "The Master Switch" by Tim Wu | Ars Technica

December 19, 2010

Tim Wu, the Columbia law professor who coined the term "network neutrality" almost a decade ago, argues that information industries inevitably go through alternating periods of open and closed. If past is prologue, Wu argues, today's open Internet will become tomorrow's walled garden. ...

FCC Commissioner: Net Neutrality Rules Should Cover Wireless | Ars Technica

December 13, 2010

Signed, The New America Foundation, The Future of Music Coalition, Mother Jones magazine, Common Cause, and The United Church of Christ's Office of ...

Time to Get the Feds Involved in 'Net Peering and Transit Ruckus? | Ars Technica

December 10, 2010

That's the contention of a new letter from New America Foundation, Media Access Project, and Free Press. The DC-based groups argue that the secrecy around such key network interconnection deals is bad for the Internet— ...

How Will We Know When the Internet is Dead? | Ars Technica

November 10, 2010

... "Your addressing this distinction in itself enables the analysis and pursuit of policy goals to proceed with a profound new level of clarity," wrote Apple Computer cofounder Steve Wozniak, New America Foundation technologist Robb Topolski, and over 30 other writers on Thursday: ...

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