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Netflix Throws Down The Gauntlet

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings gave Internet service providers a strongly worded piece of his mind over net neutrality in a blog post on the company's webs...

FCC Says It Will Rewrite Net Neutrality Rules

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - U.S. federal regulators will once again try to set rules that make sur...

Will the Net Neutrality Verdict Crush Startups?

Holly Hamann | Posted 04.16.2014 | Denver
Holly Hamann

The beauty of the Internet is that it essentially levels the playing field for small businesses by giving them the potential to reach audiences with low-cost marketing methods.

Why AT&T's New Patent Is Terrible For The Internet

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology

A newly published patent from AT&T would allow the company to bill customers not just based on how much they use the Web, but also what they use the W...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democrats Push Bill To Preserve Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

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

Proof That Net Neutrality Fight Is Far From Over

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 01.31.2014 | Technology

The battle to preserve Internet freedom got a shot in the arm this week with a dramatic demonstration by activists in front of the Federal Communicati...

Court Decision to Invalidate Net Neutrality Rules Will Impact Artists

Adam Huttler | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Adam Huttler

The Internet has become the critical distribution channel for artists and their work. It has opened new opportunities to reach and engage audiences, reduced the need for gatekeepers and middlemen, and established powerful new fundraising channels.

Internet Providers: Net Neutrality Ruling Won't Change Service

AP | By ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming vide...

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...

Court Deals Huge Blow To Net Neutrality

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday struck down the government's latest effort to require internet providers to treat all traffic t...

Keep Your Mitts Off the Internet

Robert Miraldi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

A newspaper, a magazine and a cable wire coming into your house are all owned by private entrepreneurs. And the First Amendment guarantees that the government can't tell private people how they can speak.

Julius Genachowski Is Government's Unsung Hero

Steve Westly | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Steve Westly

FCC chairmen often fall into one of two camps -- stern regulators focused on compliance or free-market stalwarts eager to spark private sector growth. Chairman Genachowski is rare in his ability to simultaneously accomplish both goals.

The Next FCC Chair: Decisive Protector of the Public Interest

Gigi Sohn | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology
Gigi Sohn

Even though current FCC Chair Julius Genachowski has not announced that he is leaving, there is still much talk about who is being considered to be his successor. The trade press has been throwing out names of the supposed frontrunners every few weeks or so.

The Arch Enemies of the Internet Defense League

Art Brodsky | Posted 09.22.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

The answer to the question of which part of society should censor the Internet is: neither government nor industry. Both institutions can be equally dangerous to Internet users, but only one has the capacity to be a guarantor of rights if it so chooses.

Gender Slurs: Why What Rush Limbaugh Said Is So Damning to Women

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.13.2012 | Media
Sarah O'Leary

Rush Limbaugh's use of "slut" and "prostitute" was a textbook example of how horrifically damning gender slurs are, and why such forms of abuse deserve swift and serious action.

Time to Occupy the Internet Before It's Too Late

Bob Cesca | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

There's a cold war of attrition being fought for the right to own the Internet, its content and its technology, and you're losing.

Support Net Neutrality to Preserve a Free and Democratic Internet

Sen. Mark Udall | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Sen. Mark Udall

Net Neutrality guarantees a level playing field for all websites and Internet users. It ensures that everyone has a voice on the Internet and that no one can be silenced simply because they can't afford to pay. We need to keep it that way.

Group Challenges Net Neutrality Rules

Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Public interest group Free Press filed a petition for review in the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston on Wednesday, ch...

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...

Why Liberals Should Think Twice About Net Neutrality

Everett Ehrlich | Posted 09.12.2011 | Technology
Everett Ehrlich

I can't for the life of me understand why my fellow liberals want to impose a burden on the burgeoning broadband Internet.

FCC Chairman Talks Net Neutrality Rules

TechCrunch | Posted 06.16.2011 | Technology

Earlier this week, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski took the stage at the Computer History Museum in San Jose, CA for a special Commonwealth Club event...

Craving Chicken

Rep. Chellie Pingree | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Rep. Chellie Pingree

The Internet will be a different place if we rig the playing field. It's not right to give service providers the opportunity to stop you from making your own decisions -- you shouldn't have to eat pizza when you really want chicken.

White House Will Defend Net Neutrality From House GOP Bill

AP | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is threatening a veto against a House Republican bill that would overturn new federal rules aimed at ensuring equitable ...

How AT&T Figures It Will Dominate the Wireless Airwaves

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.26.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

There's only one thing that could stop this deal -- a strong dose of reality, and AT&T isn't counting on that particular intervention.

AT&T Celebrates Broadband Plan by Buying Out Competition

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

High-speed Internet access is still a market with little competition, and there is nothing in the National Broadband Plan to address that crucial fact.