Christopher Mitchell

Blogs

  • Georgia Bill Aims to Limit Investment in Internet Networks

    February 12, 2013
    The Georgia General Assembly is considering another bill to limit investment in telecommunications networks in the state, an odd proposition when just about everyone agrees that states need as much investment in these networks as possible.
  • Big Savings, New Jobs from Community-Owned Networks

    December 13, 2012
    We're all frustrated at rate hikes from phone and cable companies. Every year, it's either an outright increase or some new fee that has the same effect. Now imagine being told that over the next five years, Comcast was going to raise the price of your Internet connection by over 800 percent.
  • The Real Government Takeover of the Internet

    December 9, 2011

    If you aren't familiar with SOPA — the House's "Stop Online Piracy Act" or its companion in the Senate (called PIPA or Protect IP) — you should be. This is legislation that would allow the U.S. government to require Internet Service Providers block websites without due process.

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