Nmc Policy

In this paper the other side of net neutrality is covered. What will the negative affects on the ISP’s look like? Billy Newman NMC Telecommunication Policy January 27, 2009 Net neutrality proposal The Internet is a vast and growing infrastructure; there are countless consumers and developers using this infrastructure to move information. Net neutrality is a term for a growing argument that the internet and thus the providers of the network should maintain a neutral position on what content the end user chooses to consume. This proposition though does not practically account for the service provider’s financial investment in the creation of the infrastructure. Its inevitably in the best interests of the end user to allow the service provider to transport there data in the most efficient way they can. Your Internet Service Provider acts as a gateway between the …

nmc policy class 3 journal

Today in nmc policy there was a class discussion on the six degrees of seperation connectors and hubs network effects early networks central office vs nesh networks natural monopoly and creative destruction Over all this was a very interesting class. We had an good discussion in our group about the ownership of the network. I am on the side of network neutrality. I feel that the only way to insure that is to have an organization like the fcc in place to moderate the national policys and standards. I feel that if Isp’s, or the people in control of the tubes were in charge with no oversite there would undoubtedly be standards issues and content tiering.  currently the internet service businness is set up similar to that of a utility, where only one company in a local area has accsess …

My 2009 New Year’s Resolutions

Already I feel that 2009 will be a special year. As I come in to the new year I am 20 years old; an age that I will only get to be once, and in it I want to make it the best that I can. Here are some new years resolutions I want to try to stick to. There really nothing to profound but I know if I stick to them it will drastically change this upcoming year. – Be mindful– More Camping with Dad/friends– Video blog– Read a book a month– Budget– Try a new restaurant every other week, asking for their “most popular dish”– Drink more water– Make going to college worth while– Go on more adventures– Eat more healthfully.– Exercise regularly – Take more pictures– Build better relationships with people– Go to more concerts– Grow up …