The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

This is a thread on Slashdot complaining about proposed legislation H.R. 4279, aka the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008. It would allow the Feds to seize hardware that has even one file coming from ‘dubious origins,’ e.g. downloaded from P2P. If passed into law, the bill would establish an Intellectual …

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Both proponents and opponents of net neutrality have it all wrong. Proponents say we need government regulation to prevent the ISP’s from staggering traffic. Opponents say we don’t need the government regulating the internet. Well as smug as both sides are they’re both wrong. The problem is with local municipalities who allow cable and telephone …

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Craigslist exec strives to keep the Internet neutral: Jim Buckmaster is the CEO of craigslist. He’s concerned about Net Neutrality. Basically, proponents of Net Neutrality want the government to step in and prevent ISP’s from creating tiered levels of service with the premium-priced tier providing faster service to highly trafficked websites. Personally, I’d prefer the …

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