Media Outlets Cover ILSR’s Community Networks Map Expansion

By Nick Stumo-Langer, Ilsr.org -

The growing interest in building local networks in Truckee and many other communities, according to a Harvard study, is due to lower prices, transparency, and less confusion compared to big [...]

AT&T/Verizon Lobbyists To “Aggressively” Sue States That Enact Net Neutrality

By Jon Brodkin, Arstechnica.com -

A lobby group that represents AT&T, Verizon, and other telcos plans to sue states and cities that try to enforce net neutrality rules. USTelecom, the lobby group, made its intentions clear [...]

More Than 750 Communities Have Created Internet Networks

By Staff, Muninetworks.org -

A new map from Community Networks shows that more communities than ever are building their own broadband networks to end big telecom's monopoly. Communities invest in telecommunications networks [...]

Harvard Study: Big Telecom Terrified Of Community-Run Broadband

By Karl Bode, Motherboard.vice.com -

A new study out of Harvard once again makes it clear why incumbent ISPs like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T are so terrified by the idea of communities building their own broadband networks. According [...]

Don’t Let Corporations Pick What Websites You Visit

By Razan Azzarkani, www.otherwords.org -

By Razan Azzarkani for Other Words - Think about the websites you visit. The movies you stream. The music you listen to online. The animal videos that are just too cute not to share. Now think [...]

10 Things AT&T Could Do To Actually Support Net Neutrality

By Craig Aaron and Candace Clement, www.freepress.net -

By Craig Aaron and Candace Clement for Free Press - We’re still picking ourselves off the floor from all the laughing we did when AT&T issued a press release this afternoon announcing that it [...]

Trump TV, Coming To A Market Near You

By Craig Aaron, www.otherwords.org -

By Craig Aaron for Other Words - Political appointees are changing the rules to let administration allies crowd out local voices on local TV. Donald Trump’s favorite local TV chain is about to [...]

Cable Industry Lobbyists Write Republican Talking Points On Net Neutrality

By Lee Fang and Nick Surgey, www.theintercept.com -

By Lee Fang and Nick Surgey for The Intercept - FOLLOWING THE VOTE last week by the Federal Communication Commission to unwind the net neutrality rules enacted during the Obama administration, [...]

Cable Industry Lobbyists Write Republican Talking Points On Net Neutrality

By Lee Fang and Nick Surgey, www.theintercept.com -

By Lee Fang and Nick Surgey for The Intercept - FOLLOWING THE VOTE last week by the Federal Communication Commission to unwind the net neutrality rules enacted during the Obama administration, [...]

Newsletter – United To Save The Internet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. The former Verizon lawyer, Ajit Pai, who now chairs the Federal Communications Commission has taken the first official steps to destroy the free and open [...]

On Net Neutrality The Dishonesty Of The Telecoms Is Evident To All

By Nilay Patel, www.theverge.com -

By Nilay Patel for The Verge - The fight over net neutrality is starting to heat up — and the big difference between this time and 2015 is that big ISPs seem incredibly emboldened to say whatever [...]

Stop One Of The Biggest Mega-Mergers In History

By Candace Clement, www.freepress.net -

By Candace Clement for Free Press - AT&T is an enormous media, telecom and internet gatekeeper with a horrible track record of overcharging you, limiting your choices and spying on you. It’s [...]

Win For Telecom Giants As Court Puts Dagger In Municipal Broadband

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - For his part, Wheeler, who had promoted the policy,said the decision "appears to halt the promise of jobs, investment, and opportunity that community [...]

FCC Approves Merger To Create Price-Gouging Cable Giant

By Timothy Karr, www.freepress.net -

By Timothy Karr for Free Press - WASHINGTON — According to several news reports, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve Charter Communications’ $90 billion takeover of Time [...]

NSA Spying Relies On ATT’s Generous Cooperation

By Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson, www.propublica.org -

By Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson in ProPublica - THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY’S ability to spy on vast quantities of Internet traffic passing through the United States has relied on its [...]

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