Net neutrality is the simple principle that all information be treated equally when being delivered over a network. While net neutrality opponents like to pretend this was a new concept when Tom Wheeler’s FCC adopted the open internet rules in 2015, net neutrality has been a tradition in the U.S. for over 150 years. In […]
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My wife and I cut the cord about four years ago. Like everyone else thinking about making the switch, we fretted about what we might miss. Additionally, I was shocked about how little I missed. When we had cable, my wife and I would watch about 2-3 hours of TV a night. TV became a […]
Google has entered the Live TV over Internet foray with this week’s launch of their new service, YouTube TV. Thus far, the service looks like it will give DirecTV Now, Sling TV, and PlayStation VUE a run for their money. Subscriptions are initially limited to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Houston, Atlanta, […]
Recently, there has been a surge in articles online spreading the myth that cord cutting isn’t really happening. For example, we recently highlighted Christine Wang’s piece for CNBC on a recent podcast episode. In the article she states: Despite legacy media’s anxieties about cord-cutting, data suggests that the phenomenon isn’t nearly as significant as cable providers […]
This week, Congress completely eliminated consumer privacy protection for internet service provider (ISP). This is an issue that impacts all of us. Therefore, this article summarizes what this truly means, and what we can do about it from a technical standpoint. As many supporters of the privacy rule repeal have noted, these regulations weren’t going into place until […]