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FCC Plans Net Neutrality Rules

Posted by Janus on Monday, September 21, 2009 in Technology

While these regulations don’t solve all of the problems associated with net neutrality, this is definitely a step in the right direction and regardless of all the other things disagree on, the Obama administration is doing the right thing here.

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Politicians On Twitter (Revisited)

Posted by Janus on Thursday, August 27, 2009 in Technology

While I was in the process of moving, one of my older posts was being spread over twitter, being retweeted a countless number of times. That same post is also one of the most common ways people find this blog on google.
Unfortunately, I hadn’t updated it in a while, so instead of creating a [...]

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Elected Officials on Twitter

Posted by Janus on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 in Technology

After looking around for people to follow on twitter I have come to the realization that there aren’t many good places to find people worth following. I also figured that such a list would not only be nice to have for my own personal use, but it would make an absolutely brilliant thing to put up on the blog. So, without further ado, I give you a list of every congressman, senator, and governor I could find on twitter. If you happen to know of any I missed, please leave a comment or send me an email so I can include them.

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Ask Janus: The FCC & Comcast

Posted by Janus on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 in Technology

The all-seeing-eye tells me my post about the FCC is a popular one, and Calixte and Mags have both come asking me about this topic, so I figure it’s time for another installment of “Ask Janus.” If you have a question to ask that’s remotely related to either politics, government, or something I’ve written about in the past, feel free to leave a comment, shoot me an email, or toss me an IM.

Today’s question is: “Why does Comcast get a legal monopoly in Houston and why does the FCC get to regulate them?”

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FCC Slams Comcast

Posted by Janus on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 in Technology

Friday the FCC slammed Comcast for violating the internet access policy when it blocked internet traffic for many of its subscribers and terminated the accounts of high bandwidth users. While I don’t much care for the FCC, I can honestly say this is one of the best things to come out of that board in years.

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