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Appeals court rejects net neutrality challenge

Apr 5, 2011
Yep, we are in the litigation phase of the net neutrality debate. It's a phase that is expected to last through human history, past the extinction,...
Posted In: giant bees, government, Law, net neutrality, Verizon

Could Google shoot down lead to a Universal Public Library?

Apr 4, 2011
Miguel Helft in the New York Times has an interesting article today about the possible ramifications of a recent decision against Google. A federal...
Posted In: Books, copyright, Google, Law, library, Web Culture

Report: GE will pay taxes after all

Apr 4, 2011
According to a report out today from Propublica and Fortune.com, the nation's largest corporation will pay taxes in 2010, despite earlier reports to the contrary. Fortune's Allan Sloan explains.
Posted In: Law

Could be curtains for open government sites

Apr 1, 2011
Sites like data.gov and paymentaccuracy.gov - sites designed to make government more transparent - will likely be shut down by May 31. The Office...
Posted In: government, Law, transparency

LightSquared still making people upset

Mar 31, 2011
I think I must write one of these items a week. There's more concern about the new wireless network. This time, it's the Pentagon. The Defense...
Posted In: defense, government, gps, Law, spectrum

State attorneys general have hackles raised over AT&T-Mobile

Mar 30, 2011
Attorneys general from New York, Connecticut and Minnesota have all said they're concerned about the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile deal. New York...
Posted In: AT&T, business, government, Law, T-Mobile

Amazon getting heat from record labels

Mar 30, 2011
Does anyone else think the term "record label" is outdated? No comment on whether the institution is outdated. Anyway, Amazon's new cloud service...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Law, Music, Sony

Cable providers and iPad content delivery

Mar 29, 2011
So a cable company like Time Warner pays the owners of channels a huge amount of money for the right to deliver those channels to customers' homes....
Posted In: apple, cable, Cablevision, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, iPad 2, itunes, Law, Time Warner, viacom

"You're not buying music" - Supreme Court

Mar 28, 2011
Alright fine, that's a bit of an extrapolation. But last week the Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving royalties paid to musicians for...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, Music, Web Culture

Wal-Mart faces major class action employee discrimination suit

Mar 25, 2011
The suit was filed on behalf of 1.5 million current and former female employees of Wal-Mart, saying the company had a pattern of discrimination in pay raises and promotions.
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