Net Neutrality

The Path to Victory on Net Neutrality in the House of Representatives

The United States Senate has voted to overturn the FCC and restore net neutrality protections, the fate of that measure currently rests in the House of Representatives. While many will think that the uphill battle there makes it a lost…

On World Wide Web’s 29th birthday, its inventor warns of threats to digital rights

“The fact that power is concentrated among so few companies has made it possible to weaponize the web,” warns British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee by Jessica Corbett, staff writer for Common Dreams On the 29th anniversary of the founding of…

Net neutrality may be dead in the US, but Europe is still strongly committed to open internet access

By The Conversation Saleem Bhatti, University of St Andrews The belief that unrestricted internet access is vital to modern life is not necessarily a view held by all businesses that provide internet services. And now that net neutrality – the…

Net Neutrality fight ‘Not Over’: groups launch Internet-wide campaign pushing Congress to overrule FCC Vote

“The internet has given ordinary people more power than ever before. We’re going to fight tooth and nail to make sure no one takes that power away.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams The Republican-controlled FCC voted along…

To save Internet they helped create, Web pioneers demand FCC cancel Net Neutrality vote

More than 20 internet founders and industry leaders wrote an open letter warning Ajit Pai’s plan to kill net neutrality poses “imminent threat” to the web by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Joining the revolt taking place in…

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…

FCC Commissioner Begs Nation To Stop GOP Colleagues From Killing Net Neutrality

By Andrea Germanos After one commissioner called the FCC’s newly-released plan to roll back net neutrality “worse than one could imagine,” a second commissioner is now calling voters to make sure the proposal by Republican Chairman Ajit Pai does not go through. In a Los…

Protesters Take Net Neutrality Issue To FCC Chair’s Home

By Kevin Zeese Arlington, VA – Ajit Pai, the Chair of the FCC, is on a mission to destroy the Internet by reclassifying it so that it is no longer a common carrier where we all have equal access and…

John Oliver leads Net Neutrality defenders to crash FCC website. Again.

‘Last Week Tonight’ host directs viewers to gofccyourself.com in bid to save open internet by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams He’s done it again. “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver on Sunday issued another powerful rallying cry to…