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Senate Candidate Pushes FCC On Net Neutrality

Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

A U.S. Senate candidate in Michigan has called on the Federal Communications Commission to ensure that all Internet traffic is treated fairly. In a...

The Net Neutrality Battle Is Coming To Your Phone

Reuters | By Alina Selyukh and Marina Lopes | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A surge in mobile Internet usage has U.S. regulators considering whether to apply the same rules to fixed and wireless Internet...

John Oliver Calls Upon Internet Trolls To Save Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy

One of the signature elements of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" is the host's ability to use long, commercial-free segments to dig into subjects...

Net Neutrality Threatens Much More Than Free Speech

Ritu_Sharma | Posted 05.28.2014 | Impact

Accessibility, and specifically high-speed Internet accessibility, changes lives. Which is why it is so important to continue to offer accessibility options to those who would otherwise be left behind.

Matt Sledge

Harry Reid Quiet On Net Neutrality | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

When Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's plan to allow Internet service providers to charge for a "fast lane" to online content w...

Net Neutrality Solved: Verizon's FiOS Rides Over a Title II, Common Carriage, FTTP (Fiber-to-the-Premises) Telecommunications Network

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

MSNBC writes that a possible solution to Net Neutrality -- commonly known as an 'open Internet' is to reclassify broadband as a "Title II" service, which was changed by the FCC to an 'information' service, commonly known as 'Title I".

How the FCC May Have Broken the Internet Last Week and How You Can Save It

Paul Everton | Posted 05.22.2014 | Technology
Paul Everton

The FCC rules just passed allow cable companies to reserve lanes on the highway for billionaires, forcing the rest of us to use the remaining lanes. Now, your highway goes from a 12-lane superhighway to six-lane highway.

Gerry Smith

FCC Chair Offers Glimmer Of Hope For Net Neutrality Fans | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler walked a fine line Tuesday defending his controversial proposal to set up Internet "fast lanes,...

Why 'Net Neutrality' Is a Dumb Idea

Gene Marks | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Gene Marks

Wouldn't it be great if a two-bedroom, 2,000-square foot apartment on Park Avenue cost the same as one in Queens? Or if a front-row ticket to a Broadway show cost the same as one in the mezzanine? These things are priced differently. They are not neutral. Nothing is neutral in a free market economy.

It's Still The Information Super Toll Road: An Intended Consequence of Net Neutrality

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

It is hard to be optimistic about a future world where there is a low-powered free and open Internet and a web of private toll roads owned by non-governmental organizations that inherently compete with their customers.

The One Thing You Need To Understand About Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 05.17.2014 | Technology

The fight to save the Internet as we know it hangs on what seems like a technicality: Should Internet service providers (ISPs) be treated more like te...

Verizon, Be Careful What You Wish For

David Goodfriend | Posted 05.15.2014 | Technology
David Goodfriend

If someone ever needed an example of "be careful what you wish for because you just might get it," look no farther than Verizon's lawsuit against the FCC's net neutrality rules and the high-tech showdown we see playing out today at the FCC.

Matt Sledge

The Summer Of Net Neutrality Begins | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.15.2014 | Technology

Net neutrality advocates think they're pushing the Federal Communications Commission in the right direction after the commission voted on Thursday to ...

Net Neutrality Advocate Speaks Anonymously About the Upcoming FCC Vote on a 'Pay to Play' Internet

Melissa Webster | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Melissa Webster

He asked me to call him Colin Gallagher. Posting as ABISprotocol on github, he has many names and many handles among many online platforms, but today ...

Watch Protesters Blast Feds At Net Neutrality Hearing

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

At least three protesters were escorted out of Thursday's Federal Communications Commission meeting on proposed Net Neutrality rules before the hearin...

FCC Votes On Net Neutrality Rules

Reuters | ALINA SELYUKH | Posted 05.15.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 along party lines to formally propose new "net neutral...

Tomorrow Could Be the Beginning of the End for Net Neutrality. You Should Be Worried.

Al Franken | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Al Franken

There's not one Internet for deep-pocketed corporations and a separate Internet for everyone else -- there's the Internet, and it belongs to all of us. That's the way it's always been. And that's the way it should continue to be.

Matt Sledge

Mark Ruffalo vs. Comcast | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

The jockeying ahead of a vote at the Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality is heating up -- and now it's pitting big cable conglomerates...

Matt Sledge

Broadband Companies Nervous Over Latest Net Neutrality Push | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

Broadband companies are fighting back against a push to add teeth to the Federal Communications Commission's wavering defense of net neutrality. Ac...

Terrible Net Neutrality Plan Will Get A Makeover, Still Be Terrible

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology

FCC Chairmain Tom Wheeler is taking another stab at that whole "net neutrality" thing, after over 100 tech companies blasted his recent proposal for n...

Basically Every Internet Firm Signs Letter Against FCC's Net Neutrality Plan

Reuters | Alina Selyukh | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 100 technology companies, including Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Amazon....

Matt Sledge

Critics Pan FCC Chairman's Net Neutrality Tough Talk | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is talking tough about the future of the Internet. Last week he promised to broadband executive...

Tech Policies That Transform Our Future

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 07.06.2014 | Technology
Eva M. Clayton

For years, Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have debated whether rules are needed to protect the "open Internet" from potential favoritism of certain websites or services by ISPs. But the issue, as with most things technological, is not that simple.

Net Neutrality and the Future of the Internet

Nathan White | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Nathan White

The issue of Net Neutrality affects more than just the amount you might pay for access to the Internet. It has implications for the future of the Internet and the economies that rely on the Internet.

Elizabeth Warren Blasts The FCC's Net Neutrality Plan: 'Just One More Way The Playing Field Is Tilted'

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) blasted the Federal Communication Commission's recent proposal to let internet service providers charge for access to ...