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Jon Humphrey

Writer • Member since May 23, 2017

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Articles by Jon Humphrey

Public Internet Fiber for Bellingham: A Local Answer to Net Neutrality Loss

By Jon HumphreyOn Dec 18, 2017

I am happy to announce that on November 13th Mark Gardner, the city’s policy analyst, finally released his report about public fiber to the council. Gardner presented this report [...]

Case for Public Owned Internet Fiber System

By Jon HumphreyOn Jul 20, 2017

Bandwidth is now an essential commodity, in the same category as electricity, water and sewer. Next-generation tech infrastructure is the only way Bellingham can hope to be the home of [...]

Publicly Owned Fiber Internet?

By Jon HumphreyOn Aug 21, 2017

CenturyLink recently signed a deal with Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville and our City Council. According to the city, it was supposedly just a cable TV deal for PRISM TV services [...]

Recent comments

"The COB decided to transition to a new system recently. The actual error message from the COB website reflects that. Error reads: “The City of Bellingham is currently moving [...]

Dec 28, 2017 on
Public Internet Fiber for Bellingham: A Local Answer to Net Neutrality Loss

"Also, I had to cut some of the wireless details out. The 5G spec. that the wireless only guys are pushing for largely calls for “small cells” to be installed [...]

Dec 18, 2017 on
Public Internet Fiber for Bellingham: A Local Answer to Net Neutrality Loss

"Great article Ralph. There are some great candidates here, however I would like to see Amy Glasser apply. It’s obvious to me that we need someone that’[...]

Dec 16, 2017 on
Crowded field: 11 seek Whatcom council vacancy days before deadline

"I have to say that I am happy to see that Michael Lilliquist is planning to run. I’ve gotten to know many of the council members on my [...]

Nov 21, 2017 on
A Little Politics

"Yeah, again another personal story involving April Barker. I can’t get a handle on her either. The “Old Democrats” sent representatives to a Young Democrats meeting [...]

Nov 20, 2017 on
Self-Determination or Self-Defeat?
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