Wireless Net Neutrality

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Tim Wu was interviewed on National Public Radio's On the Media about his paper Wireless Net Neutrality.

While illuminating the chokehold exerted by the leasees of the public airwaves on cell phone use he shedding light on the dynamic that guarantees that Universal Design will not be used in the development of cell phones.

What was the old adage during the previous era of telco monopolization, "We don't care. We don't have to?"

Wireless carriers aggressively control product design and innovation in the equipment and application markets, to the detriment of consumers. In the wired world, their policies would, in some cases, be considered simply misguided, and in other cases be considered outrageous and perhaps illegal.

Source:
Wireless Net Neutrality
http://www.newamerica.net/publications/policy/wireless_net_neutrality

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