WichitaLiberty.TV: Tech advice for activism, then a lesson in economic development in Wichita

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: A few tips on using your computer and the internet. Then, how to be informed. Finally, a look at a recent episode of economic development in Wichita, and what we can we learn from that. Continue reading WichitaLiberty.TV: Tech advice for activism, then a lesson in economic development in Wichita

Congress should reserve the right to protect our wireless future

As the expert agency, the FCC is right to ask for some flexibility with the wireless spectrum auction design process. Congress, however, should reserve its right to protect our wireless future by preventing FCC overreach and ensure that all companies can participate in the auction process. It’s only the fair choice to make. Continue reading Congress should reserve the right to protect our wireless future

Internet regulation, or net neutrality, would harm investment, says former official

At a luncheon event in Wichita, Bruce Mehlman of the Internet Innovation Alliance told an audience that increased regulation of the internet — the principle known as “net neutrality” — would harm capital investment in broadband internet service.
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Pew Internet and American Life Project Redesign

The Pew Internet & American Life Project has redesigned their website. This organization has been a valuable source of information about the Internet and how people are using it. As an example, here are some of their recent research reports: Twitter and status updating: “As of December 2008, 11% of online American adults said they used a service like Twitter or another service that allowed them to share updates about themselves or to see the updates of others.” Adults and Social Network Websites: “The share of adult internet users who have a profile on an online social network site has … Continue reading Pew Internet and American Life Project Redesign