net neutrality

OK Go's Damian Kulash on music, collaboration, and net neutrality

Continuing on our series of videos from last year's Open Video Conference, we got a chance to talk to OK Go's Damian Kulash about how he sees his world of music and the imp » Read more

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Net neutrality in the 15th century

Tim Wu, author of The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, in his SXSW talk offered the idea that while we think of net neutrality as a new problem, it is actually a very old problem that we've dealt with many times before.

While sharing and collaboration are the oldest of ideas, much of the modern innovation and successes that have resulted from them have depended on the wide availability of an open Internet. And the basis for that was set in place 400 years ago. » Read more

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FCC launches Open Internet Apps Challenge

In the fallout of the controversial net neutrality order approved by the FCC today, they extend what at least on the surface appears to be an olive branch towards openness: the Open Internet Apps Challenge on challenge.gov.

The challenge was launched with today's order approval and saying this about openness: » Read more

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An open letter to my longtime friend Google

Dear Google,

We've been together a long time. Had a lot of good times together. There are so many things about you I love. Gmail, great idea. Docs, very useful for sharing. I call GOOG-411 all the time. Heck, I even tried out Knol. (That was just me, wasn't it?) But I'm starting to think you might be losing sight of your best feature--that whole "don't be evil" thing. » Read more

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