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 [...]

Canada Takes Major Step To Affordable Internet

By Open Media, www.openmedia.ca -

By Open Media - A major ruling today from the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) signals a significant step forward for Canadians’ ability to access affordable [...]

Free Press Blasts Industry Court Filings Against Net Neutrality

By Free Press, www.freepress.net -

By Free Press - Phone and cable companies and their lobbying groups filed an initial series of legal briefs on Thursday as part of their legal challenge against the Federal Communications [...]

Net Neutrality Rules Already Forcing Companies To Play Fair

By Karl Bode, www.techdirt.com -

The FCC's net neutrality rules don't even go into effect until June 12, but they're already benefiting consumers. You'll recall that the last year or so has been filled with ugly squabbling over [...]

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