It’s been almost 18 months since whistleblower Edward Snowden exposed the NSA’s spying programs. And on Tuesday, the Senate will decide whether to move forward with the USA Freedom Act — a bill that would curb some of the government’s worst surveillance practices.
Obama’s bold statement on Monday marks a critical turning point in the fight for the open Internet — but we haven’t won yet. That’s why we’re co-hosting Bay Area Speaks: A People’s Hearing on the Future of the Internet.
On Wednesday, AT&T threatened to push pause on its alleged commitment to bring fiber connections to 100 U.S. cities. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the company can’t move ahead on this project until the FCC decides whether it’s going to protect Net Neutrality.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is still fumbling around in the dark.
While his original disastrous proposal for the Internet is dead, a new approach he's considering would still leave us stranded in the slow lane.
On a recent Monday night in Brooklyn, five empty chairs stood on stage — one for each member of the Federal Communications Commission. A crowd had amassed in the room for a public hearing to send this message to the agency: Don’t hurt the open Internet.
Forget Dracula, Chucky and the creature from the black lagoon. This Halloween FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering Internet rules so scary they make Circus Peanuts look edible. And Comcast would be one of the beneficiaries.