The FCC vs. Comcast, and the Digital Economy Bill

Two very bad things have happened to the Internet in the last few days.  Instead of going into detail on either of them, I’ll simply use this post to bookmark places where others have gone into detail.  Let it be stated though that the Liberated Software blog is officially unhappy with both of these news stories.

The FCC lost a battle to Comcast; however, there is a good chance that by winning this battle, Comcast has lost the war.  Confusing, but possible.

http://broadbandbreakfast.com/2010/04/the-bottom-line-court-decision-on-comcast-vs-fcc/

And, while the country was sleeping, or possibly watching Dr. Who reruns, the UK government allowed this travesty to pass:

http://eu.techcrunch.com/2010/04/08/doublethink-the-digital-economy-bill-against-the-digital-economy/

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