net neutrality

tech-internet

SpaceX and Amazon Hope to Deliver Cheap Broadband With Low-Orbit Satellites

A new study shows how more broadband options should bring lower prices, assuming the promises pan out.
Karl Bode
5.10.19
data caps

Americans' Increasing Data Use Is on a Collision Course With Data Caps

Comcast customers are using more data than ever before, but restrictive broadband caps are set to clash with trends like 4K video streaming.
Karl Bode
4.30.19
net neutrality

This ISP Is Offering a 'Fast Lane' for Gamers...For $15 More Per Month

Priority routing services like Cox Communication's 'Elite Gamer' offer are usually a mixed bag, and in many instances provide no discernible benefit at all.
Karl Bode
4.25.19
big telecom

The Unpopular Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Looks Increasingly Doomed

Regulators aren’t sold on the companies’ claims that fewer competitors means more competition and lower prices.
Karl Bode
4.17.19
net neutrality

House Votes to Save Net Neutrality

The "Save the Internet Act" still faces long odds: It needs to get through a Republican-controlled Senate where it's been called 'dead on arrival,' and survive a veto threat from President Trump.
Karl Bode
4.10.19
net neutrality

One of America's Most Prominent Net Neutrality Activists Just Released a Folk Punk Album

Fight for the Future's Evan Greer talks about her experiences as an activist and trans woman in "She/her/they/them."
Jason Koebler
4.5.19
net neutrality

The FTC Makes It Clear It Can’t, Won’t Protect Net Neutrality

When the Ajit Pai-led FCC killed net neutrality, the agency said that the FTC would step in to protect consumers. Now, that seems unlikely.
Karl Bode
4.2.19
net neutrality

Bill That Would Restore Net Neutrality Moves Forward Despite Telecom’s Best Efforts to Kill it

Last minute attempts to weaken the proposal failed as bill now moves toward a showdown in the House and Senate.
Karl Bode
3.26.19
FCC

Some Democrats Are Ready to Water Down Their Own Net Neutrality Bill

Activists say efforts to “compromise” at this juncture would only weaken rules with broad, bipartisan public support.
Karl Bode
3.13.19
Save the Internet Act

Democrats Unveil New Bill to Fully Restore Net Neutrality

New proposal would enshrine the FCC’s 2015 rules into law, banning ISPs from behaving anti-competitively.
Karl Bode
3.6.19
Broadband Land

FCC Says Gutting ISP Oversight Was Great For Broadband

Ajit Pai's FCC insists that ignoring consumers and gutting oversight of major ISPs dramatically boosted network investment. Reality suggests something else entirely.
Karl Bode
2.21.19
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
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