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What People Are Saying About The Open Internet

What People Are Saying About The Open Internet

Oracle, Cisco break ranks, support repeal of net neutrality rules

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"From our perspective as a Silicon Valley technology company, what should have been a purely technological discussion of managing traffic on Internet networks has inexplicably evolved into a highly political hyperbolic battle, substantially removed from technical, economic and consumer reality." [full article]

Author
KENNETH GLUECK, SVP | ORACLE

CALinnovates Calls On Congress To Enshrine Net Neutrality Into Law

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"Net Neutrality is a foundational principle in the digital age. But for too long its future has been uncertain due to changes in leadership and politics. That is why it’s important for Congress to do what only it can do through a bipartisan process: write into law the principles of Net Neutrality. Congressional action will provide innovators with a level playing field and industry with the certainty to make technology and investment decisions to continually upgrade our networks. If Net Neutrality is as important as we all say it is, it should be the law of the land, not a political hot potato resting on the third rail of American tech policy for another decade." [full article]

Author
Mike Montgomery, Executive Director of CALinnovates

The Tangled Web of Net Neutrality and Regulation

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"Most efforts to regulate the internet make things worse in the long term — or, in this case, much sooner. Here, the effort to transform Internet Service Providers (ISPs) into utilities is a cure far worse than the problem." [full article]

Author
Larry Downes, Author and Project Director at Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy | HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW