Tag: telecommunications_act

  • Catch the NextBus VI – 24 Hours Later

    If I wasn’t focused on bridging our community’s digital divide, I might be tempted to ignore the ridiculously high price Chapel Hill is paying for NextBus’ proprietary system, avoid the recalcitrance of some of our staff and forgo the hassle of trying to undo a “done deal”. Yet, while alternatives exist, I can’t stand by […]

  • Net neutrality at risk…

    The ‘net is the new Town Commons and the commons are under attack from the same feckless monopolists that charge us $200 billion in excess fees under the ’96 Telecommunications Act provisions to provide high-speed symetrical broadband but instead pilfered the bucks. The latest offense? Throttling ubiquitous access to ‘net-based services. Local audio activist and […]