Victory! California’s Legislature Pulls AT&T And Comcast Bill That Protected Their Monopolies

By Ernesto Falcon, Eff.org -

AT&T and Comcast lobbyists fought hard this year to pass A.B. 1366, a bill that would have protected their broadband monopolies. Thanks to your support, that bill will not move forward this year. [...]

DOJ Antitrust Attorneys Reportedly Recommend Agency Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

By Common Cause, Popular Resistance -

WASHINGTON - Today, reports indicate that the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has recommended the agency move to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. The reports follow Federal [...]

Harmful Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Shows FCC Chair Is Shill For Telecoms

By Staff, Fightforthefuture.org -

Today Ajit Pai, the former Verizon lawyer turned least popular FCC chairman in history, announced his support for the T-Mobile / Sprint mega merger. The $26.5 billion deal has faced widespread [...]

South Carolina DOC Director Stirling Drafts Facetious Cell Phone Contraband Act

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org -

I purposely chose the word facetious, because South Carolina’s Dept. of Correction’s Director Bryan Stirling has absurdly decided to address serious issued in South Carolin’a prisons with [...]

Health And Safety Tests Are Needed Before Rolling Out 5G Technology

By Arjun Walia, Sott.net -

We are in the midst of a 5G wireless technology rollout, and politicians have yet to address safety concerns. I recently used Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as an example, but it's [...]

The US Is Worried About China Spying Via Huawei Because It Did The Same In The Past

The US is again warning its allies about the risks of using telecom equipment made by China’s Huawei. American officials have briefed their counterparts in countries like Germany, Italy, and [...]

Ajit Pai, Telecom Lobbyists Are Now Coordinating Their Lies In Perfect Symmetry

By Karl Bode, Techdirt.com -

So we've made it pretty clear by now that the FCC's entire justification for repealing net neutrality was based entirely on fluff and lobbyist nonsense. But because the Administrative Procedure [...]

How Much Money Anti-Net Neutrality Members Of Congress Have Received From The Telecom Industry

By Rachel Kraus, Mashable.com -

The House of Representatives is sitting on its hands instead of calling a vote to protect net neutrality. But those same members of Congress have had their hands in the pot of the anti-net [...]

The Most Important Surveillance Story You’ll See For Years

By Jake Johnson, Mintpressnews.com -

“The most important surveillance story you will see for years just went online, revealing how AT&T became the internet’s biggest enemy, secretly collaborating against its customers and partners [...]

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 [...]

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