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Corporate Buyout: Why Legacy Civil Rights Groups Are on the Wrong Side of History

Rashad Robinson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Black Voices
Rashad Robinson

How did it come to this, when the NAACP, Urban League and other legacy civil rights groups are actually propping up Republican leadership in their efforts to tear down President Obama?

Dana Liebelson

Wheeler Says Web War Can Wait

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Ryan Grim

Ted Cruz, Al Franken Slugfest

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

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...

Dana Liebelson

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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 | Politics

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

AT&T Pauses Faster Fiber Network Until Net Neutrality Rules Decided

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology

By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc will stop investing in new high-speed Internet connections in 100 U.S. cities until regulators deci...

Dear FCC: Net Neutrality Is Part of a Social Contract

Victor Pickard | Posted 11.12.2014 | Media
Victor Pickard

The Internet is no longer a luxury for those who can pay or a profitable plaything for a handful of corporations. It is a daily necessity. It is much too precious to be left to the mercies of Internet monopolies. It must be protected by an FCC that governs not only in the public's name but also with its consent.

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

Reuters | Alina Selyukh and Diane Bartz | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

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

Ted Cruz Wants to Shut Down the Internet Just Like He Shut Down the Government

Bob Seay | Posted 11.11.2014 | Media
Bob Seay

"Obamacare" is the strongest pejorative in the admittedly limited Tea Party vocabulary. Once again, Cruz's dog whistle language was carefully chosen to incite low-information voters to act against their own economic interests and personal freedoms.

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...

Obama: White House Expects FCC To Uphold Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

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

Ryan Grim

Meet The Two Women Who Hold The Future Of The Internet In Their Hands

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

How the FCC Can Save Net Neutrality and Still Ruin the Internet

Mike Montgomery | Posted 10.15.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

I'm pro-net neutrality, but anti-1934-style strangulation. Where does that leave me? According to the approaches under consideration, I may soon be a man without a country. Good thing the Internet, at least for now, doesn't require a passport.

Sabrina Siddiqui

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Obama Hits FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

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

Matt Sledge

Harry Reid Says He'll Back The FCC On Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he'll defend the Federal Communications Commission against congressional Republicans if it decides to ...

Matt Sledge

NAACP, Major Union Side With Cable Companies On Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

The NAACP and a major union last week endorsed an FCC plan that could effectively end net neutrality, a position that aligns them with major broadband...

Politically Disabled: Net Neutrality and the End of Porn

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Daniel P. Malito

This is why we should all be very afraid. If net neutrality falls, then participating in this American rite-of-passage may go the way of the Dodo.

Matt Sledge

Senate Candidate Pushes FCC On Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | 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 08.15.2014 | 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 07.28.2014 | Impact
Ritu_Sharma

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 07.25.2014 | 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".