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OTI Urges FCC to Abandon “Radical” and “Extreme” Net Neutrality Plan

The Open Technology Institute asked the Federal Communications Commission to rescind a dangerous proposal to repeal the agency’s 2015 network neutrality rules.

Acting FTC Chairman Ohlhausen Appoints Neil Chilson as Acting Chief Technologist

Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen has appointed Neil Alan Chilson as the agency’s acting Chief Technologist.

Don’t be fooled: Sinclair is trying to bring the Fox News model to your local news station

According to Sinclair Broadcasting Group, it's doing a service to its viewers by requiring the many local TV news stations it owns to air unabashedly pro-Trump propaganda on a regular basis.

Don’t Make Applying for E-rate Fiber Even Harder

Applying for E-rate funding is not simple, especially for applicants seeking fiber-based services. Applicants must have an in-depth knowledge of dark vs. lit fiber, self-provisioning, and special construction, and that’s just the beginning.

When dialing 9-1-1 doesn’t work and how Kari’s Law helps fix it

Soon after his daughter's funeral, Hank Hunt began reaching out to dozens of resources to make sure his tragedy never happens to anyone else.

President Trump's FCC Chief Has Failed to Justify His Campaign Against Net Neutrality

On July 17, Free Press submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission, demonstrating once again that the 2015 decision to base Net Neutrality rules on Title II got it exactly right.

Consumers Union Files Comments Urging FCC to Abandon Efforts to Repeal Net Neutrality

Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, once again urged the Federal Communications Commission to abandon efforts to unravel popular network neutrality rules.

The White House is trying to kill the daily press briefing

[Commentary] On June 29, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders held an on-camera press briefing. The White House hasn't done one since. That's more than 2 weeks on the calendar -- and 12 work days. That's bad. 12 days.

Sen Franken Joins the Millions of Americans Who are Fighting Loudly to Preserve Net Neutrality

Sen Al Franken (D-MN) joined the millions of Americans who have weighed in with the Federal Communications Commission to protect network neutrality, the long-standing principle that what you read, see, or watch on the internet shouldn't be favored

Public Knowledge Files FCC Comments to Preserve Net Neutrality Rules

As Public Knowledge’s comprehensive filing of more than 100 pages makes abundantly clear, Chairman Pai’s proposal would remove consumer protections the Federal Communications Commission has explicitly and repeatedly identified as critical to prote