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The Net Neutrality Coup | The Wall Street Journal

December 21, 2010

But the report cited research from liberal groups such as Free Press, Public Knowledge, Pew and the New America Foundation more than 50 times. ...

Cheaper by the Dozen | The Wall Street Journal

December 17, 2010

Exactly how the MIC (as we might abbreviate it) operates is the avowed subject of William Hartung's "Prophets of War," a scathing portrait of Lockheed Martin, America's largest defense contractor. ...

Hurley Buys Back Savingforcollege.Com from Bankrate.Com | The Wall Street Journal

December 17, 2010

"Joe has been an important voice in the college savings industry," said Jackie Williams, director of the college-savings initiative at the New America ...

Stop Worrying and Love Facebook | The Wall Street Journal

November 30, 2010

The debate over possible government breakups of Internet companies began with a recently published book, "The Master Switch" by Tim Wu, that chronicles how ...

Do Monopolies Rule The Internet? | Wall Street Journal

November 28, 2010

The book is "The Master Switch" by Tim Wu, a Columbia law professor who coined the term "network neutrality." Setting aside for a moment Mr. Wu's call for ...

No Quick Fixes for Internet Freedom

  • By
  • Rebecca MacKinnon,
  • New America Foundation
November 19, 2010 |

Just before U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Hanoi late last month, Vietnamese authorities redoubled their assault on Internet dissent. Two more bloggers were arrested and another due to be released had his sentence extended. Dissident websites came under cyber attack, taking them offline at a time when they most needed to be visible.

In the Grip of the New Monopolists

  • By
  • Tim Wu,
  • New America Foundation
November 15, 2010 |

How hard would it be to go a week without Google? Or, to up the ante, without Facebook, Amazon, Skype, Twitter, Apple, eBay and Google? It wouldn't be impossible, but for even a moderate Internet user, it would be a real pain. Forgoing Google and Amazon is just inconvenient; forgoing Facebook or Twitter means giving up whole categories of activity. For most of us, avoiding the Internet's dominant firms would be a lot harder than bypassing Starbucks, Wal-Mart or other companies that dominate some corner of what was once called the real world.

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The Power to Control | The Wall Street Journal

November 8, 2010

In "The Master Switch," Tim Wu, a professor at Columbia University, argues that the Internet also risks becoming a closed system unless certain steps are ...

The Power to Control | The Wall Street Journal

November 7, 2010

In "The Master Switch," Tim Wu, a professor at Columbia University, argues that the Internet also risks becoming a closed system unless certain steps are ...

Drones Drive Some Taliban From Pakistani Haven | Wall Street Journal

November 4, 2010

... striking in the tribal areas at least 16 times in October and 22 times in September, according to a tally by the New America Foundation think tank. ...

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