communication

Bots Flood FCC with Millions of Comments About Net Neutrality

Thought Piece Of the 21.8 million comments recently made to FCC on the Net Neutrality, a data company Emprata determined that 19.4 of the comments came from entities that filed multiple times, originated aboard or used such techniques as faked domains typical of spam. It seems that self-righteousness and/or politics have overtaken the discussion about "Open [...]

By | 2017-09-05T22:13:19+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: , , |0 Comments

RURAL AMERICA IS STRANDED IN THE DIAL-UP AGE: Wireless Broadband can be the great uniter of city and country.

Thought Piece High costs and lack of access to broadband service prevent residents of far-flung communities from joining the modern economy By Jennifer Levitz and Valerie Bauerlein | Photographs by Nick Schnelle for The Wall Street Journal Jeanne Wilson Johnson drives 4 miles from her 420-acre farm to a gas station in Caledonia, Mo., for better [...]

By | 2017-06-22T21:41:38+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why ‘Net Neutrality’ Drives the Left Crazy: The FCC’s new chairman plan to reopen the internet to competition—and agitators picketing his family house

Thought Piece Net neutrality is such a misuse of language. It invites an under-informed mob to take political actions that are so far from civil behavior, which drives me crazy. The agitators are picketing FCC Chairman Pai's neighborhood, his house and his young family. These tactics sound like they are out of a George Orwell novel. There has been a lot moral rectitude [...]

By | 2017-05-20T21:09:44+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

GE, Siemens Vie to Reinvent Manufacturing by Harnessing the Cloud Digital platforms let factories link data on inventories, maintenance, safety

GE, Siemens Vie to Reinvent Manufacturing by Harnessing the Cloud Digital platforms let factories link data on inventories, maintenance, safety hazards By Christopher Alessi Updated March 5, 2017 11:04 a.m. ET 6 COMMENTS FRANKFURT—A battle of industrial titans is shaping up as the Android-versus-iOS of manufacturing. Germany’s Siemens AG and larger U.S. rival General Electric Co. [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:55:50+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

FCC reverses net neutrality ISP transparency rules

FCC reverses net neutrality ISP transparency rules Small ISPs will no longer be required to inform customers of their network management practices The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality regulations that require broadband providers to inform customers about their network management practices. The Republican-controlled FCC on Thursday suspended the net [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:55:50+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Categories: Communication, Original Heins|Tags: , , |0 Comments

“Pondering Pai’s Priorities for the FCC”​: the major regulatory issues that may take precedence in the early months of Ajit Pai’s tenure as Chairman

Thought Piece  Ajit Pai will return to the four principles of internet freedom first outlined by former FCC Chairman Michael Powell: "freedom of access to lawful content; freedom to use applications; freedom to attach personal devices to the network; and freedom to obtain service plan information." These principles allow for the future of the Internet, broadband and the [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:55:50+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How Trump and promise of FCC reform are already spurring economic growth

Thought Piece How can regulatory body regulate an industry that they are 10 years behind? How Trump and promise of FCC reform are already spurring economic growth December 8, 2016 | By Scott Cleland The growth starts now. The unexpected presidential election of a very successful builder and value creator determined to spur economic and employment [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:55:50+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

A political temper tantrum at the FCC: Tom Wheeler did not go quietly into the good night, however.

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins Post Share A political temper tantrum at the FCC December 01, 2016 - 07:28 AM EST | By By Lawrence Spiwack, The Hill The United States just went through a brutal election season. Politics is a nasty game. But now that the election is over, we must - in the immortal words [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:55:51+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

“Congress Can Save the Internet” Why make authoritarians happy by giving them the power to censor websites globally, including in the U.S.?

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins [Given the fact that the White House and the FCC has been so adamant about "Net Neutrality," it is intellectually unimaginable that they would even consider throwing ICANN to international wolves of authoritarians and their control.  Steve] Congress Can Save the Internet The White House will end U.S. oversight at month’s [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:55:51+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments