net neutrality

FCC

It's Now Clear None of the Supposed Benefits of Killing Net Neutrality Are Real

Network investment is down, layoffs abound, and networks are falling apart. This isn’t the glorious future Ajit Pai promised.
Karl Bode
1.24.19
AT&T

AT&T Preps for New Layoffs Despite Billions in Tax Breaks and Regulatory Favors

Internal documents obtained by Motherboard show that the company is preparing for layoffs—megamergers, deregulation, and tax breaks aren’t providing the public benefits AT&T promised.
Karl Bode
1.8.19
net neutrality

The New FCC Commissioner Helped the Agency Win a $48 Million Net Neutrality Lawsuit

Geoffrey Starks has been an assistant bureau chief at the FCC’s enforcement bureau since 2015.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.3.19
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
12.14.18
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
12.11.18
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
net neutrality

House Democrats Who Haven’t Supported Net Neutrality Yet Have All Taken Money from Telecoms

The deadline to pass the piece of legislation that would allow Congress to overturn the repeal of net neutrality is quickly approaching, yet many Democrats are staying mum.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.28.18
net neutrality

Senators Question Wireless Carriers Over YouTube, Netflix Throttling

Research suggests wireless carriers routinely throttle video to sell more expensive plans—the kind of financially-motivated restrictions net neutrality was supposed to prevent.
Karl Bode
11.16.18
net neutrality

Researchers Believe Sprint Is Throttling Skype Without Telling Consumers

Sprint denies the claims but the researchers have run nearly 2,000 tests since the beginning of the year.
Karl Bode
11.9.18
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

This Map Shows You How Much Money Every Member of Congress Got from Big Telecom

Before you vote, take a look at this interactive map that lets you browse by house representatives or senators and find out all the details on your incumbents.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.2.18
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