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  1. Jan 2018
    1. Would it not make sense to create an alternate version of the regulations outlined in Title II designed to address the uncertainty ISPs face when considering development and deployment of innovative offerings?

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    1. There is more that I would have liked in this Order. Iwould have preferred a general ban to discourage broadband providers fromengaging in “payfor priority”—prioritizing the traffic of those with deep pockets while consigning the rest of us to a slower, second-class Internet.

      Where should the FCC draw the line between protecting rights and controlling every aspect of the internet?

    2. Because of the errors of those previous Commissions, a court told us earlier this year that the legal framework upon

      Past FCC decisions hold consequences for future court rulings. Weak policies can hinder government's interjection.

      include rest of sentence - wasn't able to highlight to annotate over page gap

    3. Congress said that local telephone companies with choke-point control of physical infrastructures would have to unbundle their transmission networks.Sadly, both of these policies were, in fairly short order, decimated bythe two Commissions that served between 2001 and 2009.

      Clear dissent between law makers. Not everyone shares the same opinion. Policies swayed by who is in charge. Policies changed often.

    4. Internet Policy Statementthat contained the basic rights of Internet end-users to access lawful content, run applications and services, connect devices to the network and enjoy the benefits of competition. Now, at long last, we adopt at least some concrete rules to prevent gatekeepers from circumventing the openness that made the Internet the Internet and from stifling innovation, investment and job creation.

      Reference to stages of net neutrality establishment.

  3. Jul 2017
    1. During these meetings, Mr. Smith observed that millions of Americans,including millions of students, largely in rural communities, lack broadband internet access, which is a critical component of enabling success in today’s digital society. Microsoft’s research and community deployments1have shown that white spaces technology is a very effective toolfor expanding existing broadband networks into unserved or underserved communities. This is because white spaces technologies use a frequency band that permits network operators to extend wireless broadband signals significantly farther than other bands,while requiringless infrastructureand increasingaffordability. As a result, with white spacestechnologies, providers can expand their networks to serve communities where existing technologies are economically impractical to deploy.

      This technology has been proven on other continents, and would otherwise go unused.

  4. Jul 2016
  5. Mar 2016
    1. users are not able to flash the current generation of open-source, third-party firmware

      TP-Link's FAQ

    1. should not be abused in order to prevent its use with software provided by independent parties.

      The thing the EU directive contradicts

  6. Jan 2016