Internet/Broadband

Coverage of how Internet service is deployed, used and regulated.

Benton Sues FCC Over Restoring Internet Freedom Order

The Benton Foundation marked the Feb 27 OneMoreVote network neutrality activist day by filing suit against the Federal Communications Commission's Dec. 14 decision to roll back network neutrality rules.

Chairman Pai defends reversal of Obama net neutrality rules — internet works despite 'fear mongering'

The Trump administration's approach to a fair and open internet seeks a compromise between too much regulation and too little, said Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai. "Some people said that we should maintain the rules we had, th

Sprint CEO on net neutrality: There’s nothing wrong with charging for faster service

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said that he doesn’t see anything wrong with charging customers more money in order for them to obtain faster service.

Forget fixing NAFTA. Give rural Americans broadband internet and clean water

US negotiators will push for a series of protectionist measures at negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement the week of Feb 26. The Rust Belt needs a better connection to the rest of the world. To make it in the digital economy, t

Let’s Take Action and Enact a Federal Consumer Bill of Rights

So, today is another “Day of Action” for network neutrality advocates across the United States. We are supporting today’s Day of Action just as we did last summer’s Day of Action.

Senate Democrats Have a Plan to Save Net Neutrality

[Commentary] Senate Democrats are proposing to undo the FCC’s wrongheaded rule through a process set up by the Congressional Review Act. [O]ne more vote [is needed] to ensure the internet remains free and accessible to all.

The Net Neutrality Defender Fighting President Trump From The Other Washington

After the Federal Communications Commission and the US Congress scrapped federal regulations protecting both network neutrality and privacy for Internet service provider customers, several states started working on their own safeguards.

Sponsor: 

Rep Jerry McNerney (D-CA-09) 

Date: 
Sun, 03/04/2018 - 15:00 to 16:30

In response to the thousands of constituents who have contacted his office regarding the elimination of net neutrality protections, Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA-09) announced that he will host a town hall featuring Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to discuss constituents’ concerns and how to move forward in the fight for a free and open internet.

 

To RSVP, please call the Congressman’s Antioch office at (925) 754-0716.



Ajit Pai Is Regulating You Right Now

The decision to end network neutrality has to withstand a court challenge, and Democrats in Congress will do their utmost to overturn it.

Chairman Pai, at CPAC, Pans 'All-Knowing Vortex' of Government

At a panel session at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai talked up the "entrepreneurial spirit of markets" over the "all-knowing vortex of government." Chairman Pai said it was that sp