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If the FCC Doesn’t Regulate the Internet: Predicting a possible history of cyberspace

by Matthew L. Schafer Note: Last week, Jack Shafer over at Slate wrote a piece entitled, “If the FCC had regulated the Internet: A counterfactual history of cyberspace.”  Shafer’s piece essentially lays out a doomsday scenario of what would have … Continue reading

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Verizon to Pay Upwards of $50 million in Refunds, Clyburn Says Customers Deserve More than Refunds

by Matthew L. Schafer On Sunday, Verizon Wireless reported that it will refund customers who were subject to various $1.99 data fees as a result of stock cell phone software, which used data unbeknown to the customer.   According to a … Continue reading

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Five Sentences from Google/Verizon that Could Change the Net Forever

by Matthew L. Schafer With the release of a policy proposal on Monday, Google and Verizon confirmed speculation and early reports by The New York Times and Bloomberg that the two companies had come to an agreement on a proposal … Continue reading

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