Tag Archives: Net Neutrality

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Municipal Broadband Is Roadblocked or Outlawed in 20 States

Since our last municipal broadband state laws report in 2016, we’ve added Montana to the list of states with legal… Continue reading →

FCC vs FTC: Who Polices the Internet After Net Neutrality?

Update: this post has been updated as of May 2018 to reflect new appointees under the Trump Administration. With the… Continue reading →

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State-by-State Net Neutrality Laws Breakdown

This post will be updated weekly through Q2 2018 with the latest updates on Net Neutrality state laws and legal… Continue reading →

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FCC Concludes Satellite Internet Is Good Enough for Rural Broadband

The FCC’s 2018 Broadband Deployment Report has been raising eyebrows in Net Neutrality circles thanks to its move to classify… Continue reading →

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FCC Broadband Progress Reports: Historical Analysis 1999–2018

The semi-annual FCC Broadband Progress Report is essentially a pass/fail grade for the entire telecommunications industry (meaning ISPs like Comcast,… Continue reading →

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WISPs Are The Real Heroes in Bridging The Digital Divide

As of 2018, industry records show that the “digital divide” leaves nearly a quarter of the US without wired broadband… Continue reading →

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Why Is the American Internet Empire Crumbling?

The colossal labyrinth of pulses and wires we refer to as “the Internet” is sort of like the jumble of… Continue reading →

Municipal Broadband Roadblocks

Disclaimer: this report has been updated. For updated information, please see our 2018 Municipal Broadband State Laws Report. 34 million… Continue reading →

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Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Broadband, Net Neutrality, and Internet Issues

Politicians have a well-earned reputation for misunderstanding the Internet. …So it’s no surprise that candidate stances on tech issues are… Continue reading →

What is Net Neutrality and why does it matter?

Discouraged that you don’t have another option for broadband Internet in your neighborhood? Tired of monthly bills that seem to… Continue reading →