Tag Archives: Net Neutrality

Our Stamp Act: AT&T Broadband Caps and Online Democracy

by Matthew L. Schafer This week, two public interest groups wrote to the Federal Communications Commission to urge an investigation of AT&T’s broadband data caps that were first announced by the company in March.   Similar caps now cover 56% of … Continue reading

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House Committee Passes Disapproval of Net Neutrality Rules

by Matthew L. Schafer On Wednesday, a House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee Communications’ subcommittee passed a joint resolution disapproving of the Federal Communications Commission rules regarding net neutrality with a 15 to 8 vote. The FCC passed the … Continue reading

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House Republicans Pass Bill Defunding Public Broadcasting, Net Neutrality

by Matthew L. Schafer On Saturday, the House passed the budget bill H.R. 1, a bill that would defund public media and prevent the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from enforcing its new net neutrality rules by withholding funding.  In total, … Continue reading

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