Gamestop Rolls On in Down Economy

GameStop, the video game retailer, has recently released their fiscal year 2010 report and business is a boomin’!  The company announced a record sales year in the neighborhood of $9.47 billion. Profits increased to $237.8 million during the fiscal year.  GameStop is...

Fat Pipe Dreams

Richard Bennett recently posted a blog on a recent skirmish occurring over a North Carolina bill, H129, on municipal broadband projects.  The growing outcry has been that the bill is attempting to disallow municipal broadband and that the trend could continue into...

A New National Broadband Plan

James Goodmon, President & CEO of Capital Broadcasting Co. has introduced a new proposal for the National Broadband Plan to Chairman Julius Genachowski and the Federal Communications Commission. Goodmon claims that part of the current NBP that will reclaim and...

Torrenting Establishing It’s Own Free Market

I had the opportunity to read a paper by several professors at the University of Madrid, Darmstadt University of Technology, and the University of Oregon a few weeks back on the subject of Peer to Peer (P2P) file sharing often referred to in passing as “torrenting”. ...

National Broadband Map Heavily Visited

The National Broadband Map was brought about by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration in order to research communities across the U.S. to help create a visualization of broadband availability.  The map launched within the last week and has...

Internet As a Public Utility is Dumb

I recently ran into a blog article by Jonathan at WhoIsHostingThis.com which is a web hosting review site.  The article in question was calling for the Internet as we know it to become a public utility.  This is a meme that crops up from time to time, but has...