Monthly Archives: December 2010

Why network effects require ongoing interconnection rules (and other regulatory interventions)

I write today’s blog from sunny Switzerland. The news seems rather slow and I can’t bear to write a top ten lists of things that either happened in 2010 or to watch in 2011, so today’s post will try to … Continue reading

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Creative commons – open source for blogs

It’s Christmas eve and I have spent the morning digging out paths from snow. As a lawyer you might think that I would have had a well-developed intellectual property strategy for this blog but in a demonstration of why cobblers … Continue reading

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Broadband aid (do they know it’s Christmas)

Re-reading yesterday’s post, I hope it wasn’t too close to a law firm client update – that is not being the point of this blog. I thought I’d try to redress the balance today, and as I drove from London … Continue reading

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Net neutrality: religious or secular war?

Some years ago I was reading one of those very thought provoking articles in the end of year bumper edition of the Economist.  The gist of the article was that you could compare societies along different dimensions and depending on … Continue reading

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(Digital and mobile) money, money, money

Trying to write an interesting blog about the intersection of law, policy and regulation with telecoms and technology is somewhat challenging.   Three posts in and I seem to be relying on references to popular culture to pep things up – this time 1970s … Continue reading

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Key telecoms regulatory issues for 2011 (do too many connectives watch star trek?)

With my first post done, I thought it best to try and provide a little substantive content.  Two years ago, I spent some time interviewing various CEOs, strategy and regulatory directors in various international communications companies to get their thoughts … Continue reading

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Watching the connectives?

First post.  It feels slightly intimidating, so I thought that describing the thought process that has brought me here and what I want to achieve would be a good start. I turned 40 this year and it is the mark of a … Continue reading

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