The FCC finally announced the lineup for the hearing on Network Management at Stanford University tomorrow, and it looks pretty good, including: Lawrence Lessig, C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Rick Carnes, President, Songwriters Guild of America; Jean Prewitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Film & Television Alliance; […]
As we talked about extensively on the radioshow, the FCC’s last attempt at holding a hearing on network management and ISPs was somewhat thwarted by Comcast hiring disinterested seat warmers to take up valuable space that otherwise would have gone to interested members of the public. So the Commission is taking another stab at holding […]
Back in November I posted about BitTorrent’s President Ashwin Navin’s appearance at Streaming Media West, hoping he’d address the Comcast blocking question. Being the semi-dedicated blogger I am, I never followed up, aside from a brief news item on the Nov. 18 radioshow. The answer Navin gave at SM West was that he wasn’t too […]
“Reasonable.” That’s a tough word when you think about it. We all like to think we know what is reasonable and what is unreasonable. But where’s the line? When they put that word in policies and laws, it’s usually stand in for: We can’t or don’t want to specify specific limits here, even though we […]
On this evening’s radioshow John referenced a blog post by Art Brodsky at Public Knowledge’s Policy Blog: Let’s See If the FCC Is Serious About Stopping the Next Media Consolidation. And don’t miss John’s Enforcement Action Database for 2007 at DIYMedia.net.