Internet neutrality

26.02.2018

Next Stage Of Net Neutrality Conflict Begins

Next Stage Of Net Neutrality Conflict Begins

Co-Written by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers On Thursday, the FCC’s net neutrality rule was published in the Federal Register. This was the official start of the next phase of the campaign to protect the open Internet as a common carrier with equal access for all and without prejudice based… »

01.12.2017

The FCC’s Order Is Out, Here’s What You Need to Know: It Will End Net Neutrality And Break the Internet

The FCC’s Order Is Out, Here’s What You Need to Know: It Will End Net Neutrality And Break the Internet

By Matt Wood & Gaurav Laroia On Wednesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai released his draft order to completely eradicate Net Neutrality. You can read the full text here. The short version is that Pai’s order takes the Net Neutrality rules off the books and abandons… »

26.04.2017

“Neutral” Ireland’s hidden involvement in US military operations

“Neutral” Ireland’s hidden involvement in US military operations

This article originally appeared on the pages of World Beyond War with the title “Hey Ireland, Your Ambassador Just Told Me You’ll Do Anything Trump Wants“. Dear brothers and sisters of Ireland, your ambassador to the United States Anne Anderson spoke at the University of Virginia Tuesday afternoon. After… »

07.02.2015

FCC’s Net Neutrality Shift a Victory for Open Internet & Grassroots Activism Against Cable Giants

After much anticipation, the chair of the Federal Communications Commission has unveiled what he calls “the strongest open internet protections ever proposed by the [agency].” Tom Wheeler backed the regulation of Internet service like a public utility in order to uphold net neutrality, the principle of a free and open… »

12.11.2014

Net Neutrality explained by comedian John Oliver

Net Neutrality explained by comedian John Oliver

“Net neutrality (also network neutrality or Internet neutrality) is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or mode of communication. The term was coined by Columbia… »

10.11.2014

President Obama Urges FCC to Implement Stronger Net Neutrality Rules

President Obama Urges FCC to Implement Stronger Net Neutrality Rules

From The White House Blog “President Obama today asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take up the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality, the principle that says Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all internet traffic equally. “The President has been a strong and consistent… »

29.05.2014

How activists plan to win on net neutrality

How activists plan to win on net neutrality

By Jay Cassano, May 29, 2014 for Waging Nonviolence On May 15, the Federal Communications Commission approved with a 3-2 vote to go ahead with its proposed net neutrality rules. These rules, although claiming to protect the open Internet, would actually enable websites… »

19.05.2014

Net Neutrality: Wheelering and Dealing at the FCC

Net Neutrality: Wheelering and Dealing at the FCC

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan Michael Powell is the son of Gen. Colin Powell. The elder Powell knows a thing or two about war. He famously presented the case for invading Iraq to the United Nations, on Feb. 5, 2003, based on faulty evidence of weapons of mass… »

08.05.2014

Protecting Net Neutrality and the Open Internet

Protecting Net Neutrality and the Open Internet

By Chris Riley Mozilla‘s official blog on open Internet policy initiatives and developments In January, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) order that prevented Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from blocking and discriminating against… »

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