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June 2, 2014 | Perspectives

“The cable companies have figured out the great truth of America: If you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring.” Continue reading

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on cell phones on planes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 14, 2014 | Perspectives

The chairman “thinks he’s doing the right thing. But the future of the Internet can’t be left to one man’s supposedly good intentions.” Continue reading

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May 13, 2014 | Perspectives

A fight that many creators don’t know is unfolding should be of paramount concern. Continue reading

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May 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Democracy loses if the Internet’s sold to the highest bidder — and that may be exactly what’s about to happen. Continue reading

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May 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Candidate Obama said the Internet would remain open and free, but that’s before he appointed a former cable and wireless top gun to run the FCC. Continue reading

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May 1, 2014 | Perspectives

American cities need fast, cheap, ubiquitous, open fiber networks and every city has the tools at its disposal to get these networks built. Continue reading

Avaaz joins with other US advocacy groups to deliver more than a million signatures for a free and democratic internet to the FCC in Washington using a giant digital counter on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. (Kevin Wolf/AP Images for Avaaz)
Updated April 30, 2014 | Activism

As powerful media organizations and the government threaten to stifle free speech, a coalition of activists is fighting for your right to connect and communicate. Continue reading

From left, Comcast Corporation Executive Vice President David Cohen, Time Warner Cable Inc. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Arthur T. Minson, Jr., Public Knowledge President and Chief Executive Officer Gene Kimmelman,  Back9Network Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James L. Bosworth, Jr., Spot On Networks Chief Executive Officer Richard Sherwin, and University of Pennsylvania Law professor Christopher S. Yoo, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Examining the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger and the Impact on Consumers."  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 9, 2014 | Blog

All members of the Senate committee reviewing the merger that are up for reelection this year have profited from Comcast or Time Warner contributions. Continue reading

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March 11, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 | Blog

Our weekly roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: behind the scenes of a $45.2 billion telecom merger, wealthy brothers aiming big in politics and more Continue reading

comcast, net neutrality
February 17, 2014 | Blog

Michael Copps says if Comcast acquires Time Warner, consumers will lose out in the end, as they would if the FCC fails to respond to a recent court decision overturning the concept of Net neutrality. Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 | Blog

When it comes to media, bigger is not better. Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 | Blog

A DC circuit court has killed net neutrality. If the outcry is large enough, the FCC may take a stand. Continue reading

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Telecommunications policy expert Susan Crawford says our government allows media conglomerates to put profit ahead of the public interest. Continue reading

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February 5, 2013

Susan Crawford joins Bill to discuss how powerful media conglomerates put profit ahead of the public interest when it comes to Internet access. Continue reading