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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...

Why 'Net Neutrality' Is a Dumb Idea

Gene Marks | Posted 07.20.2014 | 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.

Verizon CEO Wants To Charge You More If You Use Too Much Internet

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.28.2014 | Technology

Netflix streamer? File sharer? If Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam gets his way, you may soon start paying more for broadband. At an investor's meeting on...

Why You Should Be Freaking Out About The End Of Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology

Net neutrality is dead. At least that's the verdict of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which today struck down a Federal Communica...

Verizon, Caught Red-Handed

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Technology
Jeff Jarvis

This is not a matter of anything Verizon cannot do. This is a matter of what Verizon will not do. And that is what makes this a violation of FCC regulations and Verizon's assurances.

Verizon Sues To Overturn 'Net Neutrality' Rules

AP | Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Verizon Communications, the largest U.S. cell phone carrier, is suing to overturn new government regulations governing the flow of Inter...

Court Tosses Verizon's Anti-Net Neutrality Lawsuit

AP | By JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court has dismissed two legal challenges to new Federal Communications Commission regulations that prohibit phone and ...

Ryan Grim

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...

Verizon Challenges FCC's Net Neutrality Rules

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Verizon Communications Inc. on Thursday filed a legal challenge to new federal regulations that prohibit broadband providers from i...

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...

Reviving Independent Programming: Connecting HDTV to the Web

Maxine Goldenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Maxine Goldenson

A number of companies have been working to provide consumers with the means to connect HDTVs to the Internet. I believe when this technology ultimately enters the mainstream it could very well lead to cultural, economic and political changes that affect how our content is produced, and specifically who will be producing it.

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...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

I should sue John McCain. Three and a half years ago, writing about Net Neutrality, the attempt to guarantee the Internet stays free and open, I said that it was a slam-dunk issue being hampered by a lousy name -- one that evokes a tennis match in Switzerland or basketball players who don't choose sides. And I suggested some alternatives, including The Fast, Downloadable Porn Act and The Internet Freedom Act. Cut to last week, when McCain, the number one recipient of telecom campaign cash in Congress, introduced a bill that would effectively kill Net Neutrality. The name of his bill? The Internet Freedom Act! Paging George Orwell! War is Peace, Ignorance is Strength, and Freedom is... an Internet controlled by AT&T and Verizon. We can't let that happen. Support Net Neutrality. Let's start by giving it a better name.