Archive for April, 2006

Telecoms Working Congress to Make ‘Information Superhighway’ a Toll Road

Friday, April 21st, 2006

The basic Internet principle of “net neutrality”, where no one’s content is favored over another’s, is now threatened by big telephone and cable corporations (the telecoms) and their allies in the U.S. Congress1. The telecoms, who now serve as gatekeepers (ISP’s) for most American broadband Internet users, seek to speed their own content and to […]


A Simple Censure is Warranted

Monday, April 3rd, 2006

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Friday on a resolution to censure President Bush for his domestic warrantless wiretapping program1. The censure would be only a slap on the wrist, but would serve notice that the Senate is watching and disapproves. Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI), the lone senator to vote against the original Patriot […]