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  • Cable Companies Are Astroturfing Fake Consumer Support to End Net Neutrality

    The anti-net-neutrality group Broadband for America claims to be "a coalition of 300 internet consumer advocates, content providers, and engineers." After a little digging, VICE has discovered they are in fact a who's who of ISP industry presidents and...

  • Can You Still Trust the Internet?

    The Internet is supposed to be a democratic place. Anyone can have a voice and if you deserve to be heard, you will very often find willing listeners. What happens though when higher powers start to manipulate the system for their own purposes...