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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

The Guardian newspaper reporter Glenn Greenwald in 2013
May 27, 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 image
May 12, 2014 | Blog
The "open Internet" is no match for revolving doors and buckets of cash.
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

FCC Headquarters
Updated July 16, 2014 | On Democracy

Speak up. You have a chance to tell both President Obama and the FCC what you think, so that the will of the people, not the power of money and predatory interests, is heard.
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This undated photo made available by Google shows the Internet wiring at Google's data center in Berkley County, S.C. The fiber optic networks connecting the company's sites can run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou)
March 13, 2014 | Blog
In today's Web-centric era, our privacy is at risk of being violated by numerous entities in numerous ways. Julia Angwin outlines each.
This undated photo made available by Google shows the Internet wiring at Google's data center in Berkley County, S.C. The fiber optic networks connecting the company's sites can run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

Wednesday’s announcement that the FCC would write new Net neutrality rules was a step in the right direction, but some are concerned that it didn’t go far enough. 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)
February 15, 2014 | Blog

When it comes to media, bigger is not better. 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)
February 4, 2014 | Blog

Congressional Democrats have introduced a law to restore Net Neutrality until the FCC comes up with a permanent solution. But what should that solution be? Continue reading

Wires hanging from the sky
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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