Does The Internet Need “governance”?

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But the law would merely exist to protect the simple rules about IP datagrams no peeking, no changing, no routing some but not others based on content. We might not even need the law if the governments would get out of the business of granting monopolies, as I have argued is possible (and needed) in the case of digital networked radio technologies. The argument that spectrum rights are needed for radio communications to function is technically wrong in a fundamental way. In fact, we would have vast improvements in wireless capability if we were to take advantage of the ability of digital techniques (modulation, sensing, cooperation, and interoperation as a network of networks) for radio. The major block here is that the current incumbents control the regulatory framework, because they like monopolies given out by the government.
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Meet Your Curbed Young Guns Finalists: the Multitaskers – Young Guns 2014 – Curbed National

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I understand the premise: EE TV has some cool features, and being “free,” it’s an incentive for people to buy into EE’s service ecosystem. There’s a further lure for mobile data guzzlers, too, as anyone on a 4G EE plan that signs up for broadband gets an extra 10GB or 20GB of data, depending on their current tariff. But, really, does anyone care? EE could throw in a lottery ticket, a pair of sunglasses and a calculator, but none of that is going to stop you from looking at what you’re going to be spending each month for your landline, mobile and broadband.
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EE TV review: a decent set-top box with too many strings attached

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She had no experience other than her intelligence. Like my mother, I want to be prepared for things that might not be my forte, like project management and real estate. I don’t want people to put their fingers in my mouth because I don’t know about those things.
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It can still be fantastic on the right occasion; listening to all those secret tapes in Ground Zeroes whilst doing the dishes in the kitchen offers a moment to ponder just how far we’ve come since the Atari days. With compatibility expanding to the PlayStation TV microconsole, and the Xperia Z3 smartphone, Remote Play could still have a bright future ahead. For now, it’s cool, but only a few will swear by it. View gallery . Everything in Its Right Place When an operating system works, you shouldn’t notice. So it should be taken as the highest praise possible that the PS4’s software platform is effortlessly, naturally inconspicuous. That famous Jobsian principle, “it just works”, is entirely applicable here.
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