Internet Architecture and Innovation

by Barbara van Schewick


Evaluating the Chairman’s Revised Net Neutrality Proposal

Cross posted from the Center for Internet and Society blog. This blog post was co-authored by Barbara van Schewick and Morgan Weiland. Last night, the Wall Street Journal reported that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is revising his proposal for new network neutrality rules. Initial reactions have been mixed. TechCrunch called the revised proposal “a non-fix”—“the […]

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The FCC changed course on network neutrality. Here is why you should care.

Wednesday’s press reports of the new network neutrality rules proposed by FCC Chairman Wheeler have been met with anger and confusion. According to the Wall Street Journal, “[r]egulators are proposing new rules on Internet traffic that would allow broadband providers to charge companies a premium for access to their fastest lanes. […] [T]he proposal would […]

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Is Verizon Wireless illegally blocking Google Wallet? It’s time for the FCC to investigate

Two weeks ago, various news outlets reported that Verizon Wireless’s new Galaxy Nexus phone, an Android device that went on sale last Thursday, will not support Google Wallet, Google’s mobile payment application. Based on what we know from press reports, it seems that Verizon Wireless is violating the open-devices and open-applications conditions in its legal […]

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