FCC

Broadband

The Future of American Broadband Is a Comcast Monopoly

The FCC insists a new report proves that broadband competition is raging and prices have dropped. The reality is notably different.
Karl Bode
a day ago
FCC

The FCC Is Investigating Cell Carriers' Wireless Coverage Maps

Smaller companies say big carrier wireless claims of uninterrupted, nationwide coverage are a “sham.”
Karl Bode
3 days ago
telecom

Verizon Trims 10,000 Employees Despite Billions in Tax Cuts and Government Favors

Killing net neutrality in particular was supposed to spur both job growth and investment.
Karl Bode
4 days ago
FCC

FCC Commissioner Says Agency's 'Hiding' What It Knows About Net Neutrality 'Fraud'

The FCC continues to thwart FOIA efforts to get to the truth behind the fake comments that plagued the net neutrality repeal.
Karl Bode
12.3.18
mango

The Story of Lenny, the Internet's Favorite Telemarketing Troll

Lenny is a decade-old chatbot designed to troll telemarketers that has developed a cult following online. It’s remarkably convincing, but is it actually effective?
Daniel Oberhaus
11.21.18
net neutrality

Supreme Court Judges Have Too Many Conflicts of Interest to Reconsider Net Neutrality

Three justices wanted to reconsider a lower court’s decision on net neutrality, but couldn’t get a majority because two other conservative justices had conflicts of interest and had to recuse themselves.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.5.18
net neutrality

America’s Internet Freedom Rating Dropped Due to the Repeal of Net Neutrality

Freedom House, a US think tank, analyzes internet freedom around the world every year, and this year’s report saw a drop in the US’s rating.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.18
networks

FCC Falsely Claims Community Broadband an 'Ominous Threat to The First Amendment'

In reality, the real threat posed by community broadband is to big telecom’s monopoly revenues.
Karl Bode
10.29.18
SS7

What is SS7 and is China Using It To Spy on Trump’s Cell Phone?

The telecom industry has known about a major vulnerability in its mobile infrastructure for decades, so why was nothing ever done about it?
Daniel Oberhaus
10.25.18
net neutrality

New York Attorney General Expands Investigation Into Bogus Net Neutrality Comments

Dozens of ISP-linked lobbying organizations have been subpoenaed in expanded probe.
Karl Bode
10.17.18
net neutrality

99.7 Percent of Unique FCC Comments Favored Net Neutrality

A new report from Stanford University shows that most commenters were knowledgeable about the issue and very much in favor of keeping the protections.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.15.18
net neutrality

Ajit Pai Calls California Net Neutrality Law 'Radical' and 'Illegal'

The FCC chairman criticized the recently passed bill at an event in Maine, where a similar law is under consideration.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.17.18
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