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Bill to save net neutrality gets first Republican vote in US House

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Linda Braucht) The congressional bill to reinstate net neutrality rules has finally received support from a House Republican. US Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) today announced his support for the bill. Coffman is signing a discharge … Continue reading

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What Happens Now with Net Neutrality?

The federal government has undone net neutrality rules, but states, tech companies and activists have not given up the fight for an open internet. Network neutrality is the principle that all data on the internet should be treated equally, and … Continue reading

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Failing the Real Test: SB 822 No Longer Restores All the Lost Net Neutrality Protections

On June 20, SB 822 had its first committee hearing in the California Assembly. The bill, authored by Senator Scott Wiener, sought to bring back net neutrality to California and restore all of the important protections that the FCC voted … Continue reading

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CPI: Ajit Pai and the FCC’s Rationale on Net Neutrality ‘Shallow at Best and Ridiculous at Worst”

When Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai decided to scrap net neutrality, he claimed that Obama-era regulations were slowing down the nationwide deployment of broadband services. A new analysis from the Center for Public Integrity, published Tuesday, calls Pai’s reasoning … Continue reading

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California’s Net Neutrality Bill Has Strong Zero Rating Protections for Low-Income Internet Users, Yet Sacramento May Ditch Them to Appease AT&T

California’s net neutrality bill, S.B. 822, is often referred to as the “gold standard” of state-based net neutrality laws. The bill tackles the full array of issues the FCC had addressed right up until the end of 2016 before it … Continue reading

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