Cloudflare Terminates Service to 'The Pirate Bay of Science'
Supporters tell Sci-Hub to “stay strong” while academic publications celebrate their victory.
How File Sharing Broke the Internet’s First Forum
Usenet—a formative online protocol intended for conversations—was forever changed once the public figured out you could transfer binary files through it.
Everything You Need to Know About a Nationalized 5G Wireless Network
The proposal stirred a lot of controversy after Axios published a memo and presentation on this idea this weekend.
Burger King Trolled Customers to Perfectly Explain Net Neutrality
In a new ad spot, the fast food chain uses Whoppers to teach customers about net neutrality.
The Tale of the Free-Net, the Cheap Way Dial-Up Users Got Online
In the 80s, a defining online phenomenon—being able to use the internet for free—came from (of all places) Cleveland. Here’s the story of the Free-Net.
Rural Broadband-Boosting Bills Would Enshrine Towns' Rights to Build Their Own Internet
If they can get traction, it will make small gains towards closing the digital divide.
FCC Chairman Admits Cell Phone Data Is Not the Same as Broadband Internet
Chairman Ajit Pai released a statement and fact sheet Thursday ahead of his 2018 Broadband Deployment Report.
22 States Are Suing the FCC For Repealing Net Neutrality
This is the first of what is expected to be multiple lawsuits challenging the agency’s vote last year.
The Senate Only Needs One More Vote to Pass Its Net Neutrality Restoration Bill
And a new bill is moving through the House of Representatives, too.
A Meshnet Will Help This Inuit Town Monitor the Effects of Climate Change
An app called eNuk is being configured to run on the network and help residents in northern Canada swap information about their changing environment.
Harvard Study Shows Why Big Telecom Is Terrified of Community-Run Broadband
Community-owned internet service providers are cheaper and better.
At the Behest of T-Mobile, the FCC Is Undoing Rules That Make it Easier for Small ISPs to Compete With Big Telecom
The rules around the Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum were changed in 2015 to make it easier for wireless ISPs to license space, but might be changed right before they are useful.
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