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FCC vs Net Neutrality (Part 2)

On May 15th FCC chairmann Tom Wheeler officially unveiled his new ‘net neutrality’ proposal and the commission voted on a partisan 3-2 line to move forward with the proposal kicking off a  three month public comment session before a final vote takes place (take action below). I recently wrote a very thorough rundown of the net […]

The FCC vs Net Neutrality

O n April 23rd the Wall Street Journal reported that the FCC was preparing to release new Open Internet (aka Net Neutrality) Rules that would allow for broadband providers to offer paid ‘fast lanes’. The leak of this information has lead to a media firestorm forcing FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has scrambled to clarify his […]

TDIF: Access

Previously in this series we discussed the issue of transparency in creating internet related policies as well as well as the threats to expression online. In this post we will address the second principle in the Declaration of Internet Freedom which reads, Access: Promote universal access to fast and affordable networks. Universal access is important because […]