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Here's How Every Senator Voted on Restoring Net Neutrality

On Wednesday, the US Senator passed a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to overturn the FCC's repeal of net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.16.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Senators Just Passed a Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality

The Congressional Review Act resolution passed with 52-47 votes. Now it goes to the House.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.16.18
big telecom
big telecom

AT&T’s Contract with Michael Cohen Shows Exactly What It Hoped to Get From Him

The Washington Post released the consulting contract between Trump’s lawyer and the telecom firm.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.11.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

It’s Official: the FCC Has Released the Date the Net Neutrality Repeal Will Go Into Effect

The rules were repealed in December, but the formal process wasn’t yet complete.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.10.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Democratic Senators Are Officially Forcing a Net Neutrality Vote

On Wednesday, Senators officially filed their petition to force a vote on restoring net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.9.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

The FCC’s Biggest Net Neutrality Champion Says She Can Achieve More by Leaving the Agency

Mignon Clyburn says watching net neutrality get repealed was ‘incredibly painful.’
Kaleigh Rogers
5.1.18
Facebook
Facebook

ISPs Use Facebook Scandal to Push For Bad Privacy Laws They Know They’ll Get To Write

An industry that has spent decades fighting for less privacy oversight suddenly wants to lead the way on new legislation.
Karl Bode
4.12.18
big telecom
big telecom

Former Obama FTC Chair Is Now a Comcast Lobbyist Fighting Against Net Neutrality

Jon Leibowitz, an Obama-appointed head of the Federal Trade Commission, has been lobbying for Comcast in his role at Davis Polk & Wardwell.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.6.18
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

Congress Is Trying to Stop Ajit Pai from Taking Broadband Assistance Away from the Poor

The Lifeline program provides subsidized communications services to low-income Americans, many of whom rely on it as their only way to access the internet.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.4.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

ACLU: To Protect Democracy, Cities Should Build Their Own ISPs

In a report sent to more than 100 mayors in 30 states who had expressed support for net neutrality, the American Civil Liberties Union recommends a move to municipally-owned broadband.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.29.18
happy birthday, world wide web
happy birthday, world wide web

Tim Berners-Lee: Monopolies and Lack of Public Infrastructure Are Ruining the Web

The world wide web, the information space we all use to connect on the internet, is 29 years old. Its founder, Tim Berners-Lee, wants the world to come together to close the digital divide.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.12.18
municipal internet
municipal internet

Big Telecom Convinced Wyoming’s Politicians to Rewrite a Community Broadband Bill

A bill that has passed the state legislature originally set aside funds for municipal-run internet, but after lobbyists had their say, the bill was changed.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.12.18