Senate Push For Net Neutrality Reaches 50 Supporters

By Staff, -

Stunning lobbyists, net neutrality supporters are now one vote away from winning a Senate vote on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to overturn the FCC’s unpopular repeal of net [...]

Net Neutrality: Floor Vote Will Force Senators To Go On Record

By John Zangas, -

The fight for a free and open Internet gained new hope this week as Senators met a critical threshold under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to force a vote on last month’s rule change by the [...]

Restoration Of Net Neutrality Rules Hits Key Milestone In Senate

By Jon Brodkin, -

Markey's bill likely won't restore the net neutrality rules in the end, even if it passes in the Senate. Forcing a vote will be more difficult in the House, where Republicans hold a larger [...]

Senate Will Vote On Repeal Of FCC Net Neutrality Decision

By Staff, -

Internet users are pledging to vote out lawmakers in 2018 if they do not support Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to restore FCC rules. Net neutrality advocates have hit an important [...]

Snubbing FCC, States Are Writing Their Own Net Neutrality Laws

By Sean Captain, -

For those who either hoped or feared that a December 14 vote by the FCC to scrap net neutrality regulations would settle the matter, it must feel like extra innings of a long hard-fought game. [...]

Flexible Borders, Your Rights & Drones And Public Broadband

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

This week on Act Out! we're talking borders and barriers. First up, did you know that the U.S constitution has a different border zone than the official border map of the U.S.? And what does that [...]

Black Lives Matter Gearing Up To Fight For Net Neutrality

By Aaron Morrison, -

Imagine if, in the moment when Philando Castile was shot by a police officer in Minnesota, his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, wasn’t able to livestream it on Facebook. What if Missouri residents [...]

U.N. Freedom Of Speech Expert Concerned About Net Neutrality

By Tom Miles, -

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N.’s freedom of speech expert said on Wednesday he was concerned about the ramifications of a decision in the United States to roll back net neutrality, since it could [...]

Internet Movement Will Make Net Neutrality 2018 Campaign Issue

By Klint Finley, -

Now that the Federal Communications Commission has jettisoned its rules banning internet service providers from blocking or discriminating against lawful content, the issue is heading for [...]

High-Speed Broadband Will Be A Legal Right For Homes & Businesses In UK

By Thuy Ong, -

The UK Government has announced that homes and businesses will have a legal right to high-speed broadband of at least 10 Mbps by 2020. Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, says that 10 Mbps [...]

Organizing For Our Rights To Internet Equality

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

On December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), lead by chairman Ajit Pai, voted to dismantle the hard-won net neutrality rules, going against widespread public support for [...]

Flagship Morning News Shows Covered Net Neutrality 4 Minutes

By Pam Vogel -

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted to repeal net neutrality rules, which will allow internet service providers to block or slow down service and access to websites, or charge [...]

Newsletter – Creating The 21st Century Internet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

Ajit Pai, the former Verizon lawyer who is chair of the FCC, went too far last Thursday in undermining the Internet when he led the dismantling of net neutrality rules. As a result, he has fueled [...]

Call Congress: Revoke The FCC’s Decision To End Net Neutrality

By Staff, -

On December 14, Verizon lawyer turned chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, led the effort to dismantle the net neutrality rules we fought for and won in 2015. Even [...]

State AGs Suing FCC For Putting ‘Corporate Profits Over Consumers’

ByJake Johnson, -

"The FCC's vote to rip apart net neutrality is a blow to New York consumers, and to everyone who cares about a free and open internet," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman—who is also [...]