Is Free Public Wi-Fi Possible?

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues

News of the movement for February 7, 2013   Future of the Internet Is Free Public Wi-Fi Possible? The noisy response to a front-page Washington Post story about an alleged government plan to create free public Wi-Fi networks indicates public enthusiasm for cheaper Internet access in America. If only it were so …

Is Broadband Access a Public Utility?

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks, Information Technology Issues

News of the movement for January 9, 2013   Future of the Internet Is Broadband Internet Access a Public Utility? Should broadband Internet service be treated as a basic utility in the United States, like electricity, water and traditional telephone service? That’s the question at the heart of an important …