S. Derek Turner – The History (and Future) of Internet Policy Posted on May 20, 2009May 20, 2009 by joly At the recent Free Press Summit” in Washington DC, FP Research Director S. Derek Turner addressed the topic of Internet Policy. His theme, detailed in his report Dismantling Digital Deregulation: Toward a National Broadband Strategy, was that the deregulatory policies in the 1976 Telecom Act, intended to increase competition, have been so abused by the incumbents as to have had the opposite effect. He argues that the public interest can only be served by a corresponding tilt back into regulation. Transcript | Audio. | Video is below. About joly isoc member since 1995
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In today’s Huffington Post Tim Karr reports on follow up to the Free Press Summit, including a Guardian article by Cory Doctorow.