It’s been framed as a fight for freedom but Net Neutrality is really a battle of business models. The outcome will almost certainly affect We The People’s wallets or/and Internet experience so we’d best keep a wary eye on everyone who is trying to “help” us.
Yesterday many people discovered that the EyeTV application from Elgato
allowed anyone with an EyeTV to stream live television from their Mac to
the iPhone over the AT&T 3G network. Apple later pulled the
application from the App Store, but a new version is already in the
iPhone users were pretty stoked to hear that AT&T, perhaps prompted
by FCC proddings, was going to begin allowing VoIP apps such as Skype
and Vonage to use their 3G network. But perhaps what the large print
giveth, the small print taketh away?