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

By Staff, artkillingapathy.com -

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, dissentmagazine.org -

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, freepress.net -

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, leecamp.com -

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, work.qz.com -

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, dcmediagroup.us -

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, yesmagazine.org -

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, arstechnica.com -

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, dailycamera.com -

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, techcrunch.com -

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, dcmediagroup.us -

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, freepress.net -

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, wired.com -

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, artkillingapathy.com -

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 [...]

Massive Nationwide Protests For Net Neutrality

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org/a> -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Yesterday, more than 700 protests were held across the nation in small towns, suburbs and cities by people calling for a free and open [...]