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[ | 26 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Research: Demystifying Net Neutrality

Demystifying Net Neutrality
Webinar Presented by The Diffusion Group and VideoNuze
Will Richmond, VideoNuze; Collin Dixon, The Diffusion Group; Barbara Esbin, Progress & Freedom Foundation; Chris Riley, Free Press
February 4, 2010

Video & Gaming »

[ | 24 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Piracy, Same As It Ever Was

In the last few years, to protect copyright and prevent piracy, game publishers have had to start moving toward some rather extreme forms of protection. Of course gamers today never had the experience I had growing up where I had to plug a security circuit into the I/O port to play some Sierra games on my Apple IIGS Woz Edition. Video game DRM (Digital Rights Management) used to prevent piracy and the software winding up on all the top torrent sites is a big issue these days. But some of the most egregious forms of DRM have simply been smashed by the hacking and torrenting community.

Research, Wireless »

[ | 24 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Research: Wireless Fears vs. Wireless Reality

CTIA – The Wireless Association (Cellular Telephone Industries Association)
Ex Parte Letter; “Preserving the Open Internet” / Updating Assumptions: Reviewing Tim Wu’s Wireless Net Neutrality Working Paper Three Years Later
February 5, 2010

Internet, Research »

[ | 19 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Research: High-Speed Services for Internet Access

High-Speed Services for Internet Access: Status as of December 31, 2008
Federal Communications Commission
Industry Analysis and Technology Division Wireline Competition Bureau
February 2010

Internet, Research »

[ | 17 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Research: Next Generation Connectivity

Next Generation Connectivity: A review of broadband Internet transitions and policy from around the world
Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society
February 2010 Final Report

Internet, Research »

[ | 12 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Research: Regulatory Impacts on Broadband Networks

The American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research
The Informed Policy Maker’s Guide to Regulatory Impacts on Broadband Network Investment
Dr. Larry F. Darby
February 10, 2010

Internet, Podcast »

[ | 12 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Podcast: Google: The ISP

Digital Society Q&A Podcast
Episode #5
Length: 17min 24sec
Topic: Google: The ISP

Research, Video & Gaming »

[ | 10 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Research: Do Violent Video Games Contribute To Youth Violence

Non-profit group ProCon enters the age old debate of violence and video games in their latest study.

Internet, Research »

[ | 8 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Research: Internet Use and Job Search: More Evidence

George S. Ford presents a study of the effects of broadband Internet use on “discouragement” within the labor market. Discouragement is the official term used to describe an individual who is out of work and desires to have a job, but has given up their search based on beliefs that their job prospects are unfavorable.

Digital Economy, Podcast »

[ | 5 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Podcast: Thoughts On Apple’s iPad

Digital Society Q&A Podcast
Episode #4
Length: 26min 16sec
Topic: Thoughts on Apple’s iPad