NetIndex stats have the U.S. ranked 21st in the world in broadband quality.

Comcast VP Says U.S. Isn’t Falling Behind Rest Of World In Broadband, Probably Can’t Read Graphs

Companies like Comcast, Verizon, and Time Warner Cable talk about delivering “blazing fast speeds” via their broadband services, but critics have long held that the U.S. is falling behind other developed nations in providing high-speed Internet access to consumers. A Comcast VP says this is all a misunderstanding, because she apparently doesn’t know how to read. [More]

Which Illegal Activities Get A Pass From You?

Which Illegal Activities Get A Pass From You?

Whenever we write about things like cable TV, DRM and paywalls, we get numerous comments and e-mails from readers about various ways — almost all illegal — people beat the system and get TV shows, movies, video games, software, etc. for free. Which has got us to wondering where you draw the line on these and other matters. [More]