Free as in markets

My latest in Linux Journal: Time to school the FCC on what “free” really means. One excerpt:

  The easy take here is to say “On the one hand, it’s free; on the other hand, it’s filtered.” But there are more than two hands here. FCC rulemaking is octopus farming, often resulting in a tangle of tentacles that suck in more ways than you can count.

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  1. Chip’s avatar

    Doc

    A laugh out loud quote

    “… such in more ways than you can count.”

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7458809

    “”Embrace the suck”: Translation: The situation is bad, but deal with it.”

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