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Net Neutrality Nonprofit Wins Reddit's Top Charity Vote

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact

Proponents of net neutrality are marking Thursday’s historic ruling by doing what they do best –- further protecting the rights of Internet users....

Dana Liebelson

FCC Chief Announces Big Win For Net Neutrality Advocates | Dana Liebelson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler revealed a big win for net neutrality advocates on Wednesday, asking for strong a...

Matt Sledge

Police Reform Organizers Pitch Net Neutrality To FCC | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

Police reform organizers traveled to Capitol Hill and the Federal Communications Commission on Friday to push for open access to the Internet, which t...

FCC Chief Braces For Wave Of Lawsuits Over Net Neutrality

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology

(New throughout, adds comment from advocacy group Public Knowledge) By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S....

Dana Liebelson

Wheeler Says Web War Can Wait | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will not be voting on net neutrality in December, instead delaying the decision until sometime in 2015 whe...

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Could Be Gambling Silicon Valley's Support Over Net Neutrality | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

Republicans are courting Silicon Valley, eager to make inroads with tech companies and the millennials who love them. The Silicon Valley ethos overlap...

FCC Chairman Responds To Obama's Net Neutrality Comments

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Monday welcomed President Barack Obama's comments on his...

Ryan Grim

Meet The Two Women Who Hold The Future Of The Internet In Their Hands | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the most consequential decisions Washington is set to make in 2014 won't come out of the White House, Congress, or any of the nat...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Net Neutrality Advocates Want Obama To Take His Support To The Next Level | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Federal Communications Commission weighs new rules that could jeopardize net neutrality, the agency's former commissioner Michael...

Reddit Co-Founder: Call The Government And Defend Net Neutrality

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology

People have been ranting about net neutrality on Reddit for years. Now, the co-founder of the "front page of the Internet" wants Redditors to take the...

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

Paul Everton | Posted 07.22.2014 | 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.

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...

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.

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...

Netflix Takes Net Neutrality Fight Straight To The Top

Reuters | Alina Selyukh | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After weeks of public outcry, Netflix Inc brought its concerns about Internet neutrality direct...

Gerry Smith

Everything You Need To Know About The End Of Net Neutrality | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

It may be the end of the Internet as we know it. That was the reaction from consumer advocates and some websites after the Federal Communications C...

Net Neutrality One Step Closer To Taking Effect

Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Controversial new Internet rules adopted late last year by the Federal Communications Commission will soon be published offic...

House Panel Moves Forward To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — House Republicans have taken another step toward repealing new Federal Communications Commission rules that prohibit phone and cabl...

FCC To Vote On Net Neutrality Rules

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — A proposal to prohibit broadband providers from blocking or discriminating against Internet traffic flowing over their networks has...

The Final Nail In Coffin For Net Neutrality?

Nov. 3, 2010 | David Goldman, Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Before Tuesday's midterm elections, there were 95 House and Senate candidates who pledged support for Net neutrality, a bill that would force Internet...

FCC Sets Vote On Net Neutrality Rules

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Contentious Internet traffic rules facing a vote next week are likely to be adopted without radically veering from a proposal unveiled earlier in the ...

All 95 Candidates Who Pledged Support For Net Neutrality Lost On Tuesday

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The FCC's push for Net Neutrality legislation suffered another setback on Tuesday, after all 95 of the candidates who pledged their support for it los...

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...