net neutrality

House Democrats Who Haven’t Supported Net Neutrality Yet Have All Taken Money from Telecoms

The deadline to pass the piece of legislation that would allow Congress to overturn the repeal of net neutrality is quickly approaching, yet many Democrats are staying mum.
Kaleigh Rogers

Comcast Forced to Refund $700,000 to Customers Over Misleading Fees

A new settlement with Massachusetts explains that Comcast advertised one rate, then charged customers more when the bill actually arrived.
Karl Bode

The Cybersecurity World Is Debating WTF Is Going on With Bloomberg’s Chinese Microchip Stories

No one is really sure who to believe after Businessweek's bombshell story on an alleged Chinese supply chain attack against Apple, Amazon, and others.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

A Community-Run ISP Is the Highest Rated Broadband Company in America

A Consumer Reports survey of 176,000 Americans finds that small, locally owned ISPs are routinely ranked higher than big telecom companies.
Karl Bode
big telecom

Study: Throwing Taxpayer Money at Giant ISPs Hasn't Fixed America’s Broadband Problem

Corruption and inaccurate maps have allowed ISPs to paint a rosier picture of the broadband picture than actually exists.
Karl Bode

Comcast Wants to Buy Fox, and the Post-Net Neutrality Corporate Takeover of the Internet Begins

America's weak regulatory system presents MERGER MANIA: A dystopian thriller about corporate dominance of the internet.
Karl Bode

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

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

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

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
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
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