Supporters of an effort to study the removal of a San Francisco drinking water reservoir in Yosemite National Park are calling on broadcasters to remove their opponent’s ad from the airwaves. Read More
"Let's not sell out. Let's not let the government sell us out. Let's fight for net neutrality. Let's keep Austin weird. Let's keep the internet weird. Let's keep the internet free." said Senator Al Franken in his net neutrality appeal to techies at the SXSW interactive music and film festival. Read More
Football fans in The City who use Comcast as a cable provider had to watch a blank screen this morning for the first hour of the only game airing in the Bay Area.
Equipment failure fudged the first hour of the Green Bay Packers and the Washington Redskins 10 a.m. game with customers who have standard definition televisions, according to a Comcast spokesman. Read More
As it continues its exponential expansion to cellphones, mobile advertising, television sets and book publishing internet giant Google has been simultaneously expanding its presence in the U.S. political scene, adding lobbyists, DC-based employees, and ramping up its campaign donations. Read More
Lost in the headlines this past week was the announcements by Comcast SportsNet of the upcoming television schedules for the A’s and Giants. While the world watched the Daytona 500, the AT&T at Pebble Beach, the NBA All-Star Game and of course, the Olympics, Comcast released the 2010 television schedule for the Bay Area’s baseball teams. Read More
The growing debate on net neutrality heightened this week following an announcement by Federal Communications Committee Chairman Julius Genachowski supporting increased regulations on broadband carriers to preserve a "free and open" flow of Internet content.
Genachowski's comments ignited a swift response from legislators and a host of discussions across the Web.