ISPs

2018 elections

Net Neutrality-Opposing, Big Telecom-Backed Marsha Blackburn Wins Senate Seat

Marsha Blackburn successfully made the leap from the House to the Senate, despite the popularity of her Democratic opponent.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.18
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

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
new neutrality

ISPs Engage In Last Gasp Bid to Derail California’s Net Neutrality Law

Employees are being urged to demand a veto by California Governor Jerry Brown.
Karl Bode
9.7.18
net neutrality

The FCC Says Net Neutrality Lawsuits Are Moot Because It Already Repealed Net Neutrality

The agency is using an arcane strategy to try to shut down some of the efforts to restore net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.15.18
net neutrality

California’s Net Neutrality Bill Is Back from the Dead, with the Help of Its Biggest Detractor

State assembly member Miguel Santiago helped gut the bill last time, but this time he’s a cosponsor.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.10.18
Broadband

Telecom Lobbyists Have Stalled 70 State-Level Bills That Would Protect Consumer Privacy

In 2018 alone, the telecom lobby has killed or stalled a whole host of legislation that would prevent ISPs from selling your data.
Michael Gaynor
8.6.18
Broadband

Why Spectrum Asked a Man to Pay $133,000 to Install Broadband Internet in NYC

Broadband consumers are often forced to shell out exorbitant prices to connect to networks.
Karl Bode
8.2.18
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
8.1.18
Ajit Pai

'Political Backlash' Forces FCC to Abandon Plan to Make You Pay $225 to Complain About Your ISP

The FCC called it 'fake news,' then said it would push back voting on the new rules.
Karl Bode
7.12.18
net neutrality

Washington State Is Now the Only Place in America with Net Neutrality

The state law only went into effect once the federal rules were officially repealed on Monday.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
net neutrality

Net Neutrality Is Officially Repealed

But the effort to restore the rules continue at both the state and federal level.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
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