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California Bureau Chief, Light Reading
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Mitch Wagner is California bureau chief for Light Reading.

Articles by Mitch Wagner
posted in June 2006

Net Neutrality Hypocrites

6/26/2006
It's odd to hear people in an industry that exists because of government regulation argue against government regulation and for the free market. And yet that's exactly what happens when telcos and cable television vendors argue against net neutrality regulations, which would forbid them from giving preferential treatment to Internet traffic for companies that pay for the privilege.

Telcos and the cable TV industry don't exist in the vicious jungle of the free market. They live a protect

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To See Ourselves As Others See Us

6/21/2006
Holy cow! This is me she's talking about here:

A few weeks ago Jon and I gave an interview to an IT magazine for an article about accidental entrepreneurship. They wanted to know how this website now pays our mortgage...

Read on for more about what it's like to be interviewed by me for an article, and then visited by an InformationWeek photographer. Note that the blo

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Introducing InformationWeek Download

6/19/2006
Here at InformationWeek, we know you don't have a lot of time. You're trying to do five things at once, working 16-hour days, constantly being interrup-- -- Oh, wait, sorry. The phone is ringing. I need to see who that is. Can you hold on one minute? -- -- I'm back now. Where was I? Oh, yeah. Busy. Constant interruptions. No time. You don't have a lot of time. You don't have time to go hunting around through billions of documents on the Internet, looking for the information you need to mak

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Netscape Is Dead. Let Go Already.

6/15/2006
Remember in the '80s when actress Bette Davis was in her 70s and used to appear on talk shows in a miniskirt, tight blouse, and heavy makeup? The whole thing was ghastly, unsettling, and embarrassing.

Watching AOL attempt to revive Netscape is like that.


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