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For the Love of God, Stop Renting Routers From Comcast

A bug in Comcast’s router and modem activation process potentially exposed the private data of millions of customers who rented hardware from the company.
Karl Bode
a day ago
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ISP

America Hates Comcast More Than Ever

A new survey indicates Americans’ dislike of giant cable companies is only growing, and the rising flood of streaming alternatives like Netflix are beating the industry at its own game.
Karl Bode
a day ago
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comcast

Comcast Is Already Hated—and It's About to Become a Lot More Powerful

With Comcast buying up broadcasters to cement its domination of the emerging streaming video market, it's about to get a lot worse.
Karl Bode
5.9.18
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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
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net neutrality

Customers Say Comcast's Protected Browsing Is Blocking 'Dangerous' Sites Like PayPal and Steam

The protected browsing feature that Xfinity offers by default is catching some everyday sites.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.8.18
Dystopian Gaming
Dystopian Gaming

‘Packets, Please’ Is a Post-Net-Neutrality Simulator from Hell

It starts with throttling YouTubers, and ends with silencing political speech.
Matthew Gault
3.7.18
Broadband competition
Broadband competition

These Guys Plan to Beam High-Speed Internet to Los Angeles From the Top of a Nearby Hill

The Los Angeles Community Broadband Project plans to use advances in wireless tech to compete with big telecom and connect the masses.
Troy Farah
2.26.18
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Broadband competition

Why Broadband Competition at Faster Speeds is Virtually Nonexistent

Phone companies won't upgrade DSL lines, and cable companies won't expand their service maps.
Karl Bode
2.14.18
Broadband access
Broadband access

More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks

A new map shows that more communities than ever are building their own broadband networks to end big telecom's monopoly.
Karl Bode
1.23.18
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comcast

Harvard Study Shows Why Big Telecom Is Terrified of Community-Run Broadband

Community-owned internet service providers are cheaper and better.
Karl Bode
1.12.18
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comcast

Comcast's Sneaky Cable Fees Have Jumped 241% in the Last Three Years

The 'Regional sports fee' and 'broadcast TV fee' have made your cable bill bloated.
Karl Bode
1.11.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

There's No Evidence Comcast's New 'Network Investment' Is Because of Net Neutrality Repeal or Tax Cuts

Comcast announced it's spending $10 billion annually on infrastructure upgrades, which is the same amount it spent before net neutrality repeal.
Karl Bode
12.28.17