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Broadband Land

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.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.11.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

The FCC Cited Zero of the 22 Million Consumer Comments in its 218-Page Net Neutrality Repeal

"Despite the millions of comments, letters, and calls received, this Order cites, not even one consumer comment."
Jason Koebler
1.5.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

The FCC Says Consumer Backlash Will Protect Net Neutrality

As opposed to, you know, the rules it just gutted.
Jason Koebler
1.5.18
ISPs
ISPs

Oh, Cool: Big Telecom Got a Massive Break from the GOP Tax Bill, and It's Raising Prices

But, you know, some employees will get a one-time holiday bonus so it’s all fine.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.22.17
big telecom
big telecom

Reminder: Republicans Also Gave Big Telecom Permission to Sell Your Personal Data This Year

No net neutrality and they can sell all your data without asking. What a year.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.21.17
Broadband Land
Broadband Land

More than 100 Million Americans Can Only Get Internet Service from Companies That Have Violated Net Neutrality

A free market approach might have worked if we actually had competition.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.11.17
Day of Action
Day of Action

Net Neutrality Activists Launch Massive ‘Day of Action’ to Protest Trump’s FCC

An online show of force opposing the FCC’s plan to dismantle net neutrality protections.
Sam Gustin
7.12.17
government
government

How to Track What Congress Is Doing on the Internet

A new tool aims to monitor what government workers look at online.
Louise Matsakis
6.12.17
Do Not Track Me
Do Not Track Me

Visiting Random Sites to Confuse Trackers Won’t Protect Your Privacy

Obfuscation won’t likely stop marketers from figuring out your browsing habits.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.3.17
Pilfered Privacy
Pilfered Privacy

Here’s the Data Republicans Just Allowed ISPs to Sell Without Your Consent

Privacy watchdogs blasted the vote as a brazen GOP giveaway to the broadband industry.
Sam Gustin
3.28.17
VP What?
VP What?

The Motherboard Guide to VPNs

What should you use to hide your internet browsing?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.24.17
humans of the year
humans of the year

Deb Socia Wants Your City's Internet to Not Suck

The executive director of Next Century Cities is leading a coalition to promote municipal broadband.
Nicholas Deleon
2.3.17