Vint Cerf: Cap Inhibits Innovation

Vint CerfVint Cerf practically invented the Internet. So when Vint professes on Internet issues, you’d best pay heed.

Here’s what he told the Greensboro News & Record when they asked him about the TWC  broadband cap proposal:

“The cap is a serious issue for Greensboro,” says Vint Cerf, a senior executive at Google who is known as the “Father of the Internet” for his pioneering work as a network engineer. “It will inhibit innovation. People will cut back on usage and become afraid to try new applications. It will be a terrible drag on new entrepreneurial services, and that’s got to be exactly the wrong thing at a time when we’re trying to stimulate the economy.”

(Greensboro, N.C. is one of four cities identified for TWC metered broadband trials.)

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