Just before the deadline to submit comments to the FCC regarding net neutrality, AT&T managed to slip a statement in. It was a statement that, after reading, it was probably hoping you didn’t notice.
About 10 years ago, Tim Wu, the Columbia Law professor who coined the term network neutrality, made this prescient comment: “To love Google, you have to be a little bit of a monarchist, you have to have faith in the way people traditionally felt about the king.” Wu was right.
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Barry Lynn has spent years studying the growing power of tech giants such as Google, and asking if they are monopolies. He believes the answer is yes Every second of every day Google processes over 40,000 search queries – that’s about 3.5bn questions a day or 1.2tn a year.
Today, SanDisk released the world’s highest capacity microSD card to date: the 400GB SanDisk Ultra UHS-I card. It’s targeted at mobile users who have a lot of data to store on their smartphones, including high-res photos and videos.
Apple has historically kept quiet on the subject of net neutrality, but not anymore. The company recently filed a comment with the FCC calling for “strong, enforceable open internet protections” centered around the principles of consumer choice, transparency and competition.
Apple is breaking its silence on net neutrality, urging the Trump administration to preserve strong rules that prevent the likes of AT&T, Charter, Comcast* and Verizon from blocking or interfering with web traffic.
The Federal Communications Commission’s website already gets a lot of traffic—sometimes more than it can handle.