We Already Knew Broadband Should Be A Public Utility

By Aden Hizkias, Public Knowledge. -

Broadband allows people to participate in the digital world, which encompasses our daily lives. It connects people with their families and friends, news on what is happening in the country and [...]

Letter: Groups Oppose Repeal Of Overbroad Changes To Section230

By Fight for the Future. -

In the wake of this latest act of white supremacist violence directed at the U.S. Capitol, it’s more urgent than ever that lawmakers take steps to address systemic racism and injustice, and to [...]

Aaron Swartz Would Have Been 34 Years Old

By Aaron Swartz Day. -

November 8, 2020 would have been Aaron’s 34th birthday, but instead we mourn our friend and wonder what could have been, had he not taken his own life seven years ago after being terrorized by a [...]

A Tale Of Two Titles

By Dana Floberg, Tech Dirt. -

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a reliable broadband connection is a health and safety necessity. Families need the internet to connect to remote work, virtual classrooms, election information and [...]

Pai’s Destroying Internet Adoption, Not Just Net Neutrality

By Matt Wood, Free Press. -

Washington, DC (October 29, 2020) - During Tuesday’s FCC open meeting, I was tweeting about the failures and falsehoods in the agency’s latest open-internet vote — a decision that involves so [...]

Trump FCC Turned The Internet Into A ‘Wild West’ For The Telecoms

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Five years ago, the movement for internet freedom won an important victory when the Federal Communications Commission reclassified the internet as a common carrier, making it like a utility that [...]

Net Neutrality Advocates Deliver 3.5 Million Petitions To Mitch McConnell For Net Neutrality Vote

By Staff, Popular Resistance -

June 11th marks one year since the FCC's repeal of all net neutrality protections went into effect. In the year since the repeal, there have been extremely troubling incidents of telecom [...]

90 Organizations Urge Congress To Restore Net Neutrality

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

We the undersigned 90 organizations urge House members to pass the Save the Internet Act restoring the strong protections for net neutrality and broadband access guaranteed by the 2015 Open [...]

Protests Across Europe Highlight Rifts Over Copyright Bill

By Deutsche Welle. -

European Union - Tens of thousands of people across Europe staged protests on Saturday against the European Union's planned copyright reform bill. In Germany alone, 40 rallies took place, [...]

The Democrats Who Sold Us Out On Net Neutrality

By Evan Greer, Fight for the Future -

Nearly every single Democrat in Congress has signed on to the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to reverse the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality. But with the deadline just days away, there [...]

The EU’s Looming Internet Catastrophe

By Cory Doctorow, Activist Post. -

In exactly one week, the European Parliament will hold a crucial debate and vote on a proposal so terrible, it can only be called an extinction-level event for the Internet as we know it. At [...]

Victory! California Passes Net Neutrality Bill

By Katharine Trendacosta, Electronic Frontier Foundation -

California’s net neutrality bill, S.B. 822 has received a majority of votes in the Senate and is heading to the governor’s desk. In this fight, ISPs with millions of dollars to spend lost to the [...]

Thousands Of Small Businesses Join Day Of Action For Net Neutrality

By Staff, Popular Resistance -

Thousands of small businesses owners from across the country are coming together to demand lawmakers overturn the FCC’s net neutrality repeal. Join with them as part of the Small Business Day of [...]

National Call-In Day: Congress CANNOT Afford To Be Against Net Neutrality

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Lawmakers are back home for August recess. Now’s the time for them to listen to their constituents—NOT the Big Cable lobby in DC—and support the CRA to restore #NetNeutrality, which has massive [...]

The Internet Is Keeping Score: Momentum For Net Neutrality Is Building

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Telecom companies gave Congress $102 million to destroy #NetNeutrality. Today the web is coming together to plaster that number across the Internet by driving traffic to the BattleForTheNet.com [...]