Net Neutrality: Gandhi’s Salt For US

By Rivera Sun, -

Net Neutrality is the keystone issue in the movement of movements. It is poised to become as pivotal to our interconnected struggles as the Salt March was for Gandhi and the Indian Self-Rule [...]

Why Bother (Or Why I Froze My Ass Off Outside The FCC)

By Staff, -

I’m tired. I’m uncomfortable. My ass is numb and my nose is running. I could go home. Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Americans who live outside on subzero nights like this; the literal [...]

Nationalize The Networks

By Evan Malmgren, -

Today, Trump’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted along party lines to repeal net neutrality. In a uniquely divided political landscape, the move accomplished something remarkable: it [...]

Free Press: Today’s FCC Ruling Will Not Stand

By Timothy Karr, -

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines to approve the deceptively named “Restoring Internet Freedom Order.” The order dismantles the agency’s 2015 [...]

Head Of FCC Mocks Impending Destruction Of Internet

By Staff, -

Last week, the FCC held its annual “Telecom Prom”- an affair filled with industry executives and employees. The event has a strict no camera policy, but thanks to an anonymous spy, we have a [...]

Microbusinesses: Real Victims Of Net Neutrality Vote

By Josh Silverman, -

Imagine trying to buy your mom the perfect holiday gift from her favorite small designer’s website, only to find that you’re browsing at dial-up speeds and the images won’t load. Chances are, you [...]

Protests Intensify Before FCC Net Neutrality Vote

By John Zangas, -

Washington, DC — Over 200 Net Neutrality supporters braved bitter cold at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Wednesday to make sure Commissioners know they won’t stand by quietly if it [...]

We Saved Net Neutrality Once. We Can Do It Again

By Frances Moore Lappé and Adam Eichen, -

Democracy lives or dies on the quality of public conversation. “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government,” Thomas [...]

FCC Does Not Understand Internet, Flawed Analysis

By Jon Brodkin, -

The Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality repeal "is based on a flawed and factually inaccurate understanding of Internet technology," a group of inventors and technologists told [...]

Boulder Takes Closer Look At City-Owned Broadband

By Alex Burness, -

It's going to cost somewhere between $70 and $140 million, officials estimate, to build out the underground fiber-to-the-premises network that Boulder needs to make community-wide broadband a [...]

Future If Net Neutrality Is Repealed

By David Gorodyansky, -

If you’re scared of a future America without net neutrality, I want to terrify you. The potential repeal of what should be a civic right should chill you to the bone. No, there is more than one [...]

Massive Effort To ‘Break The Internet,’ Beseige FCC Before Net Neutrality Vote

By John Zangas, -

Washington, DC — Groups against a two-tiered Internet are rallying to beat back FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai’s plan to end Net Neutrality, which will affect users’ ability to access thousands of [...]

Organizations Call On FCC To Abandon Attack On Net Neutrality

By Timothy Karr, -

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, more than 30 press freedom, civil liberties and open government groups submitted a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to cancel the [...]

The FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan Breaks 50 Years Of History

By Tim Wu, -

By Tim Wu for Wired - What’s now called the “net neutrality debate” is really a restatement of a classic question: How should a network’s owner treat the traffic that it carries? What rights, if [...]

Telecom Prom Protest

By Staff, -

By Staff of Art Killing Apathy - Today across the country people showed up at Verizon stores to protest the selling off of our open internet to big Telecoms. Several protests included marches to [...]