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Apr 27, 2014, 11:00am EDT
  • November 12, 2014

    The new battle for the future of the internet

    For years advocates have been pushing for network neutrality as a way to make sure the web remains a level playing field. But the internet is changing in ways that could make their efforts obsolete.

  • June 13, 2014

    FCC investigates Comcast's treatment of Netflix

    Earlier this year, Netflix cried foul after it was forced to pay Comcast for faster delivery of content to Comcast customers. The Federal Communications Commission now says it's probing the dispute.

  • June 5, 2014

    Yes, poor Netflix performance is Verizon's fault

    Verizon says it's not to blame for poor Netflix steaming performance. Here's why they're wrong.

  • May 22, 2014

    Google shows Comcast how to run a better network

    Google Fiber doesn't charge content providers like Netflix to deliver traffic to customers. That's good for customers.

  • May 16, 2014

    Forget net neutrality, we already have fast lanes

    The FCC is considering regulations to bar ISPs from creating "fast lanes" on the internet. But the internet already has fast lanes and the regulations won't do anything about it.

  • May 15, 2014

    What you need to know about today's FCC vote

    The FCC has voted on a new set of rules to protect net neutrality.

  • May 15, 2014

    The case against stronger net neutrality rules

    Activists are pressuring the Federal Communications Commission to beef up its net neutrality rules. But not everyone agrees with them.

  • May 14, 2014

    Big Cable's support is shrinking among House Dems

    In 2010, 74 Democrats signed a letter supporting the cable industry's position on network neutrality. That number has shrunk to 20.

  • May 13, 2014

    NCTA confirms that broadband investment is down

    The cable industry lobby group is out with new data, but it still shows investment is falling.

  • May 12, 2014

    Big Cable says investment is flourishing—it's not.

    In a letter to members of congress, a cable industry lobbyist argues that broadband investment is flourishing under a light regulatory regime. But his trade group's own data says investment is falling.

  • May 12, 2014

    Big Cable organizing to stop strong net neutrality

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering a legal change that would give the agency more power to enact network neutrality regulations. The cable industry and its allies on Congress are organizing to prevent that.

  • May 7, 2014

    We've been regulating the internet for decades

    Some people are worried about the dire consequences of regulating the internet. But the internet has been regulated for decades.

  • May 6, 2014

    Comcast is waging war on internet competition

    For 20 years, the internet's structure has allowed rapid innovation and falling prices. But Comcast is trying to change that and make the internet work more like a telephone network.

  • May 5, 2014

    Five ISPs slowing internet access to get more cash

    Five major internet service providers are refusing to upgrade congested links to the rest of the internet unless other network providers give them cash. The result is slow service for many US consumers.

  • April 27, 2014

    The net neutrality mess is Congress's fault

    Congress hasn't updated telecommunications law since 1996, forcing the courts to make up the rules as they go along.

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