随着网络中立正式结束,互联网捍卫者加速战斗

特朗普任命的FCC主席Ajit Pai,“前Verizon律师,违背了法律,忽视了公众舆论并扭曲了事实以杀死网络中立。

Sammi LeMaster helps to dismantle a large alarm clock display that reads "Net Neutrality Wake Up Call" from the stage after a protest at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington, Dec. 14, 2017, where the FCC met to vote on net neutrality. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)

As the FCC's rollback of net neutrality protections officially took effect on Monday, a broad coalition of free press and digital rights campaigners vowed to maintain pressure on members of Congress to either restore the federal rules "or prepare to face our wrath" in the November midterm elections. Supporters of net neutrality rules—which

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Minnesota To Sue FCC As Outrage Against Net Neutrality Repeal Soars

“Net neutrality is essential for consumers and an informed electorate,” Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson wrote in an email. “This isn’t just a consumer protection issue—it’s a democracy protection issue too.”

f Global Call to FCC to Preserve Net Neutrality

Joining the large coalition of states and advocacy groups preparing to take legal action against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over its newly passed net neutrality repeal plan, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced in an email to supporters on Tuesday that she will take part in a multistate suit against the

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While US Attacks Net Neutrality, UK Makes High-Speed Internet ‘Legal Right’

Rejecting major telecom company’s offer to voluntarily expand in rural regions, UK government says speedy broadband service now mandatory nationwide by 2020.

Raul Jimenez Algobia

While last week the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rolled back net neutrality rules that allowed the internet to be regulated as a public utility, the United Kingdom announced Wednesday that by 2020, high-speed internet will be a legal right for all British households and businesses. Rejecting an offer from the British

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FCC Votes To Start Slashing Net Neutrality Protections

“This decision leads to an internet that benefits Internet Service Providers (ISPs), not users, and erodes free speech, competition, innovation, and user choice.”

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.), Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) hold up a banner at Thursday's rally for net neutrality in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Ron Wyden/Twitter)

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon voted to begin slashing regulations protecting a free and open internet. The decision (pdf) ran along party lines, with the FCC's two Republican members voting to dismantle net neutrality. Mignon Clyburn, the Commission's Democratic member, was the

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Good News For Consumers As Comcast, Time-Warner Mega-Merger Fails

‘FCC seems to have heard the nearly one million Americans who have told Washington that the proposed merger helps only the people in the executive suites of Comcast and Time Warner Cable,’ says Free Press .

Despite a ferocious lobbying effort to get federal approval for a deal since last year, cable giant Comcast is planning to drop its highly-contested bid to merge with its largest competitor Time-Warner, reports Bloomberg news on Thursday. According to Bloomberg: Comcast Corp. is planning to walk away from its proposed $45 billion takeover of

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