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Obama Net Neutrality

Telecom Giants Mount New Offensive Against Net Neutrality

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2016 | Home

(Adds cable industry filing, AT&T executive comments) By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc, CenturyLi...

Obama To Push For Broadband Competition

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will call on Wednesday for an end to laws that thwart competition among broadband service provid...

FCC Chief Tom Wheeler Suggests That He Will Back Strict Net Neutrality Rules

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2015 | Home

(Adds new Wheeler quotes background on net neutrality rulemaking, reaction) By Alina Selyukh and Malathi Nayak WASHINGT...

Some Internet Activists Say Obama Didn't Go Far Enough

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 02.14.2015 | Home
Tracy Rosenberg

Some Internet activists are saying the intensity of the fight over net neutrality has diverted attention from other steps that can be taken to keep the Internet consumer-focused and equally accessible to all. Particularly, they point to the idea of structural separation. So what is structural separation?

Ryan Grim

Ted Cruz, Al Franken Slugfest

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.17.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) responded on Monday to comments made by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) about net neutrality, the latest exchange in w...

Bill Maher Compares Obama To 'Scarface' And Bill Cosby

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.15.2014 | Home

Getting compared to a ninja, "Scarface," "The West Wing" and Bill Cosby in under five minutes is a rare thing few of us can say about ourselves. But n...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama's Message To GOP After Elections: I'm Still The President

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.17.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's party may have taken a beating at the polls last week, but that hasn't stopped him from taking an aggressive se...

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Could Be Gambling Silicon Valley's Support Over Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.16.2014 | Home

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

Dana Liebelson

The Internet's Man Of The Hour

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.14.2014 | Training

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, President Barack Obama went public with his support of an aggressive approach to protecting net neutrality. Shortly after tha...

Dana Liebelson

The Internet's Man Of The Hour

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, President Barack Obama went public with his support of an aggressive approach to protecting net neutrality. Shortly after tha...

Obama Heroically Wages Internet War, But Misses World Wide Web Target

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.12.2015 | Home
Mark Weinstein

Obama's speech focused on a free and open Internet within our borders that doesn't speed up or slow down content delivery. What's interesting about Monday's statement is for all its good, it turns the discussion away from a global perspective to a domestic one.

U.S. Telecoms To Battle Obama Internet Plan In Courts, Congress

Reuters | Alina Selyukh and Diane Bartz | Posted 01.11.2015 | Home

By Alina Selyukh and Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. telecommunications industry plans to fight tooth and nail against Presi...

FCC Chairman Responds To Obama's Net Neutrality Comments

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2014 | Home

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

FCC 'Must Take The Time' To Get Net Neutrality Rules Right, Chairman Says

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2015 | Home

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

Dana Liebelson

Obama Urges FCC To Set 'Strongest Possible Rules' To Protect Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Home

On Monday, President Barack Obama came out in favor of the "strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality," endorsing a popular proposal that wou...

Obama: White House Expects FCC To Uphold Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.09.2014 | Home

President Barack Obama says his administration "expects" that the Federal Communications Commission will not allow Internet service providers to offer...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Net Neutrality Advocates Want Obama To Take His Support To The Next Level

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2014 | Home

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

Obama Hits FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Home

President Barack Obama edged up to questioning the Federal Communications Commission's newly proposed net neutrality rules, a heavily criticized plan ...

Don't Let Net Neutrality Become Another Broken Promise

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.05.2014 | Home
Bill Moyers

Barack Obama told us there would be no compromise on net neutrality. We heard him say it back in 2007, when he first was running for president. He said it many more times. And defenders of net neutrality believed him.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democrats Push Bill To Preserve Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.10.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A group of House and Senate Democrats introduced legislation Monday that would allow the Federal Communications Commission to restore fe...

Obama Responds To Net Neutrality Ruling

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. government is exploring options for keeping the Internet free and open after a federal court ...

Neutral When It Counts: Watch Obama's Net Neutrality Promises, Promises, Promises

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama campaigned on net neutrality, and yet the White House has been surprisingly quiet on the issue since the breakdown of FCC negotiations...

WATCH: Barack Obama On Net Neutrality

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google and Verizon have just unveiled a proposal outlining how content traveling over wireless and wireline networks should be handled. While the t...

Internet Heroes and Villains

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Timothy Karr

ISPs have stuck consumers with higher prices and slower speeds, while repeatedly threatening to throttle the free and open Internet. And our elected and appointed officials have let this happen.

Obama Promises To Reinstate Net Neutrality During First Year In Office

MoveOn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Today, Net Neutrality became a presidential campaign issue when Senator Barack Obama answered an enthusiastic "Yes!" along with a thorough response to...