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Title II Anniversary: A Lesson In Unintended Consequences

February 26, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —­­ Today marks the one year anniversary of the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to enact the Open Internet Order, which reclassified broadband under...


#30: “Net Neutrality” (Ahem, Title II) Progress Report

February 25, 2016

This time last year, the FCC voted 3-2 to reclassify broadband under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act, utility rules designed for railroads and...


#26: Scalia & Net Neutrality: Law and Politics

February 19, 2016

Justice Scalia’s death sparked a flurry of speculation about who will replace him. Sri Srinivasan tops most lists of potential successors. But he’s also one...


20 Years Later: Congress Didn’t See the Internet Coming

February 8, 2016

Twenty years ago today, President Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act of 1996. John Podesta, his chief of staff immediately saw the problem: “Aside from hooking...


The FCC Goes on Trial: What Will the Case Mean for Consumers?

December 7, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — On Friday, the FCC’s Open Internet Order went on trial — and the stakes have never been higher. Will the FCC’s “net...


‘Net Neutrality’ Court Fight is Really About FCC Power

December 4, 2015

If FCC Wins, It Could Impose New Taxes, Ban Encryption WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the FCC goes to court over “net neutrality” regulation — for...