ISP

ISP

An ISP Left Corporate Passwords, Keys, and All its Data Exposed on the Internet

The ISP, called Pocket iNet, left 73 gigabytes of extremely sensitive internet available for anyone to see.
Karl Bode
10.23.18
FCC

AT&T Trickery Helps Kill California’s Looming Net Neutrality Law

AT&T leaned heavily on California lawmakers, using procedural trickery and misleading studies to severely weaken and ultimately kill a once-promising state net neutrality law.
Karl Bode
6.21.18
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
5.24.18
data

Given Facebook’s Privacy Backlash, Why Aren’t We Angrier With the Broadband Industry?

If you're mad about Cambridge Analytica taking data from Facebook you should be absolutely livid about AT&T and Verizon.
Karl Bode
3.20.18
digital divide

Eight Years Later, Google Fiber Is A Faint Echo Of The Disruption We Were Promised

Google’s 'pause' is driven largely by executive frustrations with fiber deployment costs and a fascination with the potential of next-generation wireless.
Karl Bode
3.1.18
digital divide

The FCC’s New Broadband Map Paints an Irresponsibly Inaccurate Picture of American Broadband

At the core of the problem is, unsurprisingly, the influence of deep-pocketed telecom operators on lawmakers and regulators.
Karl Bode
2.23.18
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
News

Hate to Break It to You, But Net Neutrality Has Not Been Saved

The "major milestone" achieved this week is the first step before a number of huge hurdles.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.9.18
hacks

Hackers Hijacked an Internet Provider to Mine Cryptocurrency with Laptops In Starbucks

This is an evolution of a popular scheme.
Jordan Pearson
12.14.17
Broadband Land

Someone Used Wet String to Get a Broadband Internet Connection

It’s pretty fast, too.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.13.17
Dear Future

Watch Our Documentary on Detroit’s Grassroots Internet Network

“Communication is a fundamental human right.”
Becky Ferreira
11.21.17
big telecom

Verizon Wants the FCC to Overturn State Internet Privacy Laws

The telecom giant filed a white paper with the commission last week arguing that it had the authority to overrule recent state-level laws.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.3.17