August 16, 2010 – Segment 3

We discuss the future of the Internet focusing on a proposal by Google and Verizon which would allow telecom companies to throttle the connections speeds of different websites, making websites pay more to have faster connections. This has been seen as a betrayal by Google to their committment to an open Internet. 


  • DAVID TROY – Co-organizer of BMORE Fiber who organized Baltimore’s bid for Google’s city wide high speed internet competition.
  • CASEY LIDE – Principal with the Baller Herbst Law Group.
  • JAMES RUCKER – Executive Director and co-founder of
  • JULIAN SANCHEZ – Research Fellow at the Cato Institute specializing in technology.