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A Net neutrality protest. (Photo: Free Press)
July 16, 2014 | Activism

You now have until midnight, Friday, July 18, to tell the FCC what you think about the proposed rules on Net neutrality. Continue reading

Zyheira Scroggins, 9, left, and Camaria Gray, 9, using the computer lab at the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI) after-school center in the Kenilworth-Parkside neighborhood of Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
July 12, 2014 | Perspectives

Preserving Net neutrality is important because we need to make sure the technology wonder of our age works for all our citizens. It’s about opportunity, free expression, civic engagement and limiting corporate power. It’s about democracy and how we sustain it. Continue reading

Chanute Mayor Greg Woodyard stands on a brick mosaic of the Google Earth logo at the intersection of Lincoln and Main streets on May 21, 2014. on May 19, 2014 in Chanute, Kan.
June 18, 2014 | Perspectives

The new service shows us that we can have high-speed Internet at lower costs. Continue reading

Verizon sign (AP)
June 13, 2014 | Blog

Industry lobbyists are citing the need for fast lanes by the disabled to convince congressional staffers and their bosses to go against net neutrality. 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 15, 2014 | News & Notes

The fight goes on to preserve the open Internet. Continue reading

Film Q A Chasing Ice
May 15, 2014 | News & Notes

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

In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, a sign outside the Comcast Center, left, is shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)
May 14, 2014 | Perspectives

A former FCC commissioner explains why now is the time to make our voices heard on Net neutrality. Continue reading

Two women hold up a sign that says 'FCC, Do your Job!' at a rally at Google headquarters.
May 14, 2014 | Perspectives

The free and open Internet is in danger. Policy experts, artists and activists weigh in on why the FCC must vote to protect Net neutrality. Continue reading

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on cell phones on planes. Wheeler is joined at the witness table with FCC Commissioners from second from left, Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel, Ajit Pai, and Michael O'Rielly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 14, 2014 | Activism

As the FCC’s Thursday vote on a so-called “open internet” proposal approaches, concerned Americans are making their voices heard. Here’s how you can join them. Continue reading

Net Neutrality protest at Google HQ
May 14, 2014 | Perspectives

Losing Net neutrality will only exacerbate our country’s stark inequalities. 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

net neutrality image
May 12, 2014 | Blog
The "open Internet" is no match for revolving doors and buckets of cash.
Susan Crawford in a screengrab from interview
May 5, 2014 | Blog

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with two media and technology experts on how proposed rules governing the Internet could change our digital lives dramatically. Continue reading

This undated photo provided by Facebook shows the server room at the company's data center in Prineville, Ore. (AP Photo/Facebook, Alan Brandt)
May 2, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

The battle over Net neutrality is once again heating up. But not everyone has followed this somewhat complicated issue. Here, then, is a primer for understanding what’s at stake in the fight for an open Internet. Continue reading

David Carr, Susan Crawford
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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