On February 3, 2013, Democratic leaders in the US House of Representatives and Senate introduced companion bills to preserve a level online playing field. The move follows a recent court ruling that threw out the Federal Communications Commission’s 2010 Open Internet Order establishing basic rules of the road for Internet Service Providers (ISPs). These rules are meant to prevent the very few companies that provide Internet service from blocking or discriminating against lawful content based on business or other preferences.
During an interview with musician Rebecca Gates. Among the other topics we meandered to were those of modern media, the various challenges presented by putting out records in 2012. She mentioned the Future of Music Coalition, and the 42 streams of revenue it had identified for musicians.
I joked that was 41 more than had been identified for newspapers. […]