By Ross Mayfield on December 19, 2011
Instead of constantly playing defense against congress, we should pass a Protect the Internet Bill. SOPA and PIPA are very dangerous symptoms of an underlying problem. Powerful embedded interests from the entertainment to the telecom lobby will continue to introduce legislation that threatens the net. Congress will continue to be driven by these interests and [...]
By James Governor on October 30, 2009
As we rush to purchase Apple products and services on Cupertino’s monochrome treadmill of shiny shiny I can’t help thinking the open web community is losing something vital - a commitment to net neutrality and platform openness.
If a single company can decide what plays on the network and what does not, in arbitrary fashion, how can that be [...]