FCC: Neutralizing competition

The FCC's new CTO has argued for an approach to net neutrality that is more concerned with restraining anti-competitive behavior in network management and rent-seeking by ISPs than with the open-access, innovation or free-speech aspects of the current debate.…

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Defending the Apple way

The crux of the government's case against Apple is that it acted as the "ringmaster" of a conspiracy among the publishers to raise the price of ebooks above what Amazon was selling them for. But what the government calls a conspiracy in restraint of trade, Apple calls standard operating procedure for entering a concentrated media market.…

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What the Web Is Saying About Apple and Antitrust

Federal authorities are widely believed to be considering an antitrust inquiry of some kind into Apple's practices regarding development of apps for the iPhone and iPad, with the FTC and the Justice Department discussing a complaint reportedly made by Adobe over Apple's restrictions on developers.…

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Acer Ferrari One First Impression

I was on cloud 9 when the PR firm told me they were sending a Ferrari for me to take for a spin. The bubble burst when they said it would be arriving via FedEx. That's when I knew it was the Acer Ferrari One ultra-portable.…

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