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CTC and Horrigan Reports Cover Letter

November 13, 2014

…as fiber-to-the-home (and, to a limited extent, fiber-to-the-node), are comparable to cable in terms of technical performance, the higher infrastructure costs associated with building out these networks limits their competitive…

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Knight Foundation Releases Visualization of Themes from Net Neutrality Comments

August 15, 2014 ,

…the sample in opposition of net neutrality came from form letters, and form letters were collapsed into a single node. Even so, the majority of these form letters were in…

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Expression of Disappointment – Lack of Transparency Goes Against Democracy

May 26, 2014

…meet the goal releasing text on a rolling basis as demanded by the EU parliament during the ACTA in March 2010. As expressed in a letter signed by more than…

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Wikileaks Shows What’s New and What’s Old About the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

November 18, 2013

…SOPA; a similar international outcry against IP trade agreements in ACTA; and a groundswell of outrage that copyright law would prevent people from doing something as basic (and as unrelated to…

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Copyright and Secrecy Don’t Make for Good Trade Agreements

May 10, 2013 , , , ,

…is deeply flawed Remember ACTA – the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement? The USTR and the EU authorities negotiated ACTA in secret. They ignored public interest concerns as they negotiated ACTA. Public…

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Will Walden Wipe Out DMCA Just To Hack At Net Neutrality? Make My Day!

April 10, 2013 , , ,

…is binding domestic law, then it becomes illegal for for the US Trade Representative to even ask for the crazy train copyright crap it put in ACTA and keeps demanding…

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Copyright’s Impact on Free Expression Rights

February 27, 2013 ,

…that will adversely impact free expression rights. The tenor of the ACTA negotiations suggests that neither side is likely to evaluate the free expression impacts of an IP chapter. The…

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What the Election Means for the Internet

November 7, 2012 , , , ,

…balance in the Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). The Future of Video The question of how to ensure that Internet video fulfills its promise is…

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EU Parliament Rejects ACTA: Ray of Hope for TPP

July 5, 2012 , ,

…in the name of protecting intellectual property. A concern for these rights was one of the reasons Europe rejected ACTA. ACTA negotiators paid lip service to these values and accused…

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USTR Keeps Making ITU Look Good On Transparency, Which Is Bad For Everyone.

July 2, 2012 , ,

…doing things like pushing ACTA (which continues to be held up in Europe and elsewhere as a symbol of the U.S. shilling for Hollywood at the expense of free expression),…

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