Topic: Internet

Media Companies’ Quest for Profit Will Limit Access

Dec. 15, 2017
FCC

The FCC’s actions kill any claim for a right to be informed and a right to create. 

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Don't Leave All Control to ISPs

Dec. 8, 2017
Net Neutrality

Consumer freedom, competition and innovation, and increasing consumer cost are just some of the issues. 

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Are Facebook and Google Monopolies?

Nov. 1, 2017
Monopoly

Figuring out what Washington should do about the huge concentration of power in Silicon Valley is not easy. A law professor explains how antitrust law and economics works. 

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On “Monopoly’s” 80th Birthday, How the Internet Ruined It

Nov. 4, 2015
Monopoly Board Game with Money

Nov. 5 marks the 80th anniversary of Parker Brothers’ “Monopoly” board game. Yet we are at a point in history when traditional board games are being replaced with consoles, tablets and virtual reality. The lessons of capitalism taught in “Monopoly” are being used to replace an aging form of entertainment. Despite all the technological advancements, simple board games had the ability to captivate a family in the home. It’s a shame that this does not happen more often nowadays.

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Austin More Connected Than U.S. Average

April 7, 2015
Wired Campus

Although the City of Austin exceeds the national average of residents who use the Internet, not all residents report equal access, according to a report released today by The University of Texas at Austin and the City of Austin.

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