Category Archive: Benjamin Franklin

Who Taxes Who, Anyway?

Benjamin Franklin wrote this in 1758: “Friends, says he, and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay,… Continue reading

The Cingular (AT&T) Blocks: Networks and Their Content

Given the current blocking of certain telephone numbers by Cingular, Qwest, and Sprint—not to mention the concept of Net Neutrality now being challenged by commercial forces that want the ability to pay for… Continue reading