December 13, 2012

It's Time to Fix America's Pitiful Internet

Susan Crawford, Wired


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One of the core issues being debated in Dubai right now is whether governments should be encouraged to mandate deep-packet inspection standards that make it easy for telcos to charge for and monitor internet communications crossing national borders. The U.S. government has taken on the fight against such an international norm in a bipartisan fashion, which is good news. But while our government representatives in Dubai discuss global internet access, it’s worth considering some of the access limitations on our own soil.

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