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Google Backs Down From Net Neutrality Fight

Bloomberg Businessweek | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology

Google Inc. (GOOG:US), once boastful that it was the leading defender of a free and open Internet, has gone into the shadows....

Google Compromises Stance On Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

Google has positioned itself as a champion of Net Neutrality, the idea that Internet service providers should be transparent and should not discrimina...

No, Eric Schmidt, Google Doesn't Get It (And They Aren't Alone)

Art Brodsky | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

There were heaps of irony, and not a little schadenfreude, when Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt got himself a bi-partisan grilling before the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee, just two days before the FCC formally released its rules governing an Open Internet.

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Progressive Lion Alan Grayson Finds Odd Common Ground With Telcoms On Net Neutrality Regulations | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson shocked his passionate followers in the progressive online community this week when he aligned himself with the telecom industry and...

FCC Head: Google/Verizon Net Neutrality Proposal Slowed Us Down | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, FCC head Julius Genachowski sat down with New York Magazin's John Heilemann. One question Heilemann aske...

Net Neutrality Watchdog Group Uses Google, Facebook Ads To Attack Google | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Consumer watchdog group Progressive Change Campaign Committee, the people behind last month's Net Neutrality protests in Mountain View and the amazing...

Net Neutrality Protest Planned At Google HQ

The Hill's Hillicon Valley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology and other groups will protest what they see as Google's abandonment of net neutrality. Liberal groups and consumer advocates are plannin...

Net Neutrality Comes Back To Haunt Google | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has become the main advocate in Washington for a set of regulations to prevent internet service providers favouring particular companies' traff...

Google Wants A Free Pass On Search Discrimination

The Next Web | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Over the past couple of weeks you've certainly heard about the Google and Verizon proposal for Net Neutrality. So much has been written about it, in ...

Jon Stewart Rips Google's Net Neutrality Flip Flop: 'We're F--ked' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On "The Daily Show" last night, Jon Stewart skewered Google for flip-flopping on the issue of net neutrality--and violating its "don't be evil" motto-...

House Dems Pan Google-Verizon Deal, Urge FCC To Act On Net Neutrality

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Four Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee penned a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski Tu...

Google-Verizon Pact: It Gets Worse

Craig Aaron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Aaron

Cut through the platitudes the two companies (Googizon, anyone?) offered on today's press call, and you'll find this deal is even worse than advertised.

Alleged Verizon-Google Deal: Who's Saying What

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Are Verizon and Google near a deal to put pay tiers on the web? Have they even been negotiating a deal? Could the two companies' (alleged) agreement k...

Google's Net Neutrality Flip Flop?

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google and Verizon are reportedly finalizing an agreement that could bury net neutrality. Details are scarce, but according to the New York Times, ...

FCC Unanimously Supports 'Net Neutrality' Rule In Face Of Fierce Telecom Lobby

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

U.S. communications regulators voted unanimously Thursday to support an open Internet rule that would prevent telecom network operators from barring o...

McCain Battles Google, Twitter, eBay Coalition Over Net Neutrality

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators took an important step Thursday toward prohibiting broadband providers from favoring or discriminating against certai...

Google Changes Tune On Net Neutrality, Proposes Fast Lane For Its Content

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the most kneejerk Internet causes in recent years has been "net neutrality"--the absurd conviction that phone and cable companies who paid hund...