A Victory for the Free Web

After yesterday’s federal court ruling against the FCC’s overreaching net neutrality regulations, which we have dedicated considerable time and effort combatting for the last seven years, Holman Jenkins says it well: Hooray. We live in a nation of laws and elected leaders, not a nation of unelected leaders making up rules for the rest of us as they go along, whether in …

Leviathan Spam

Leviathan Spam Send the bits with lasers and chips See the bytes with LED lights Wireless, optical, bandwidth boom A flood of info, a global zoom Now comes Lessig Now comes Wu To tell us what we cannot do The Net, they say, Is under attack Stop! Before we can’t turn back They know best These coder kings So they …

A New Leash on the Net?

Today, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski proposed new regulations on communications networks. We were among the very first opponents of these so-called “net neutrality” rules when they were first proposed in concept back in 2004. Here are a number of our relevant articles over the past few years: “Let There Be Bandwidth” – The Wall Street Journal, March 7, 2006 “The …