Why Fiber Is Vastly Superior To Cable And 5G

By Bennett Cyphers and Ernesto Falcon, Eff.org -

The United States, its states, and its local governments are in dire need of universal fiber plans. Major telecom carriers such as AT&T and Verizon have discontinued their fiber-to-the-home [...]

Court Decision On Net Neutrality Opens Doors To Next Steps

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

In 2015, under great pressure from a broad media justice movement, the FCC passed Net Neutrality policies that guaranteed the universal right to go where users want to go on the Internet. In [...]

Next Phase Of The Battle For Net Neutrality & People’s Control Of The Internet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Last week, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals finally issued a decision on a challenge to the Trump administration's "Open Internet" rule, which ended Net Neutrality protections in 2017. While the [...]

Net Neutrality Movement Responds To DC Court Ruling

By Melanie Moon, Popular Resistance -

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit undermined the right to a free and open internet today by upholding the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) repeal of the 2015 Open Internet [...]

Court Defers to FCC on Dismantling Net Neutrality for Now but Opens Door for States, Higher Courts and Congress to Act

By Timothy Karr, Free Press -

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit deferred to the Federal Communications Commission in upholding its 2017 repeal of Net Neutrality, but overturned key parts of the [...]

US Internet Companies Are Privatized Instruments Of US Geopolitical Power And They Are Not Even Hiding It

By Yasha Levine, Thegrayzone.com -

I was in the New York Public Library recently doing research in the archives when I stumbled on a 1944 pamphlet from Western Electric, the old American techno-telephone monopolist. It’s called [...]

What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Net Neutrality Decision

By Andrew Jay Schwartzman, Benton.org -

Every Tuesday and Friday morning at 10 am (Eastern), scores of journalists, activists, and lawyers stare at the website of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s “Opinions” page, [...]

Governor Mills Signs Law To Support Net Neutrality And Protect Internet Users

By Staff, Maine.gov -

Governor Janet Mills announced today that she has signed into law LD 1364, An Act Regarding Net Neutrality and Internet Policy, introduced by Rep. Nicole Grohoski, D-Ellsworth. The legislation [...]

103 Groups Urge Senate Majority Leader McConnell To Bring The Save The Internet Act To A Floor Vote

By Staff, Freepress.net -

Today marks one year since the FCC made the unpopular decision to officially kill net neutrality and broadband protections for the American people​. ​On the one-year anniversary of the end of the [...]

How Net Neutrality Advocates Are Protesting The Anniversary Of The FCC Repeal

By Andrew Wyrich, Dailydot.com -

Net neutrality advocates will mark the one year anniversary of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) repeal going into effect with an all-day live stream tomorrow. Fight for the Future, [...]

How The U.S. Weaponizes “Internet Freedom”

By Julianne Tveten, Ahtribune.com -

Several weeks ago, Edward Snowden took to Twitter to weigh in on the recent coup attempt in Venezuela. “Big: Venezuela's opposition leader just launched a coup,” he wrote. “Reports coming in that [...]

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 [...]

Free Press Action Hails Committee Passage Of The Save The Internet Act As Landmark Net Neutrality Bill Advances To House Floor

By Staff, Freepress.net -

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, the House Energy & Commerce Committee passed the Save the Internet Act of 2019 (H.R. 1644) out of committee with a 30-22 vote. The legislation, which would restore the [...]

Poll Shows National Consensus In Favor Of Net Neutrality

By Paul Bischoff, Comparitech.com -

Most internet users expect the freedom to be able to toggle between Twitter and Instagram with both programs loading at the same speed. However, what many don’t realize is that governmental [...]

“The Whole Internet Is Watching.” Internet Protest Planned Ahead Of Key Net Neutrality Vote Next Week

By Staff, Fightforthefuture.org -

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on Communications and Technology is expected to hold a markup and vote on the Save the Internet Act (HR 1644) as soon as next week. Internet [...]