Archives for May 2014

Book review – Misunderstanding the Internet

In Misunderstanding the Internet, three authors from Goldsmiths, University of London, set out to debunk the prevailing utopian- libertarian view of the Internet, and its purported transformational power over society. Overturning this simplistic narrative is a goal they easily achieve: fairy tales of technological determinism are neatly skewered on sharpened analysis and deliciously roasted above […]

Net Neutrality, Martin Geddes and Oklahoma!

I was recently interviewed by The Switch on the subject of Net neutrality.  It follows on from one of my earlier updates “How the broadband farmers and cowmen can be friends” where I discuss why Net neutrality is a category error and that what matters is equality between network users, and their fair access to whatever services the network […]