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Danziger: A Tangled Web

December 16, 2017

#EndorseThis: Colbert Trolls Ajit Pai, Killer Of Net Neutrality

Bereft of legislative achievements so far, Trump cut a symbolic red tape to celebrate his administration’s abolition of federal regulations. While observing this idiotic ceremony (attended by smiling Ivanka), a disturbing thought occurred to Stephen Colbert: The most important regulation undone by Trump’s government is net neutrality. As Colbert notes, the promises by big telecom […]

December 15, 2017
An internet cable is seen at a server room in this picture illustration taken in Warsaw January 24, 2012. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Challenge To Obama Net Neutrality Rules

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled for the Obama administration on a 2-1 vote.

June 14, 2016
Verizon Fios Truck

How Big Cable Makes New Yorkers Pay More For Slower Internet

As 40,000 Verizon strikers clog New York’s streets with one of the nation’s largest strikes in years, and with no end in sight, it’s worth mentioning one thing those strikers are incontrovertibly right about, among many others: New York’ City’s internet should be much better than it is.

April 19, 2016
Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meet in the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2015. (Official Photo by Caleb Smith; Speaker Boehner/Flickr)

Net Neutrality Moves To Congress

Opponents of net neutrality have spent big money on lobbying.

March 26, 2015
Net Neutrality, FCC, Bipartisan Bill, Internet, Regulations, Telecom Industry, Politics

Potential For A Bipartisan Bill On Net Neutrality Emerges In Congress

The possibility of a net neutrality bill heats up as Democrats and Republicans clash over negotiations on online traffic prohibitions on Internet service providers.

March 25, 2015

Net Neutrality Regulations Released By FCC; Industry Lawsuit Expected

Net neutrality opponents aren’t ready to give up yet.

March 12, 2015

Open Internet Survives Weird Politics

How net neutrality overcame a Republican blitz in Washington.

March 3, 2015

FCC Tightens Internet Oversight With New Net Neutrality Rules

Learn more about the FCC’s new net neutrality rules.

February 27, 2015

FCC Chief Cites Wireless Industry As Precedent In Net Neutrality Proposal

The FCC is expected to approve net neutrality on Thursday.

February 24, 2015

House GOP Probes White House Role In FCC’s Net-Neutrality Proposal

Congressional Republicans aren’t ready to give up the fight against net neutrality.

February 9, 2015

FCC Chairman Proposes Tough Net Neutrality Rules Advocated By Obama

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is stepping up for net neutrality.

February 4, 2015

Understanding Net Neutrality: We Need A Better Analogy

“Free market” advocates can’t answer this one simple question about Net Neutrality.

November 17, 2014

Obama Heads Home After ‘Pretty Good Week’ Overseas

For a “lame duck,” President Obama is getting an awful lot done.

November 17, 2014

This Week In Crazy: Net Neutrality Will Kill Us All

Net neutrality sparks mass bloodshed, War on Christmas season starts early, and so much more.

November 14, 2014

Obama Veto Pen Could Soon Get A Workout

Republicans are about to make life very uncomfortable for President Obama and the Democrats.

November 13, 2014

Endorse This: Net Neutrality Isn’t ‘Obamacare For The Internet’

Watch Jimmy Kimmel explain what net neutrality really means.

November 12, 2014

Net Neutrality Stands In The Way Of Larger Corporate Profits

Here’s why Ted Cruz and his big business backers hate net neutrality so much.

November 12, 2014

Obama: ‘Protect Net Neutrality’ On The Internet

Find out why the president is speaking out about internet regulation.

November 10, 2014

Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out On Net Neutrality

by Lee Fang, Republic Report. Last Friday, just before the Federal Communication Commission closed its comment period for its upcoming rule on “network neutrality,” a massive coalition of Asian, Latino and black civil rights group filed letters arguing that regulators should lay off of Internet service providers regarding Title II reclassification and accept FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s original plan. […]

July 25, 2014

FCC Votes To Start Formal Consideration Of Net Neutrality Proposal

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Amid protests, the Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to begin the process of formally setting new net neutrality rules for online traffic that would allow broadband providers to charge companies for faster delivery of their content. The 3-2 vote was a victory for FCC Chairman […]

May 15, 2014

Proposed U.S. Rules Leave Open Internet Fast Lanes

San Francisco (AFP) – Internet fast lanes that defy the ideal of “net neutrality” would be allowed under rules proposed by U.S. regulators eager to keep broadband service providers from abusing their power. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday laid out a proposal to make sure Internet service providers don’t discriminate when it comes […]

April 24, 2014