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July 12th: Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality

The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. On July 12th, the Internet will … Continue reading

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FCC Schedules Net Neutrality Vote for February 26

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a new and updated version of Net neutrality rules at its February monthly meeting, currently scheduled for February 26. In Friday’s Washington Post, Brian Fung reported: “President Obama’s top telecom regulator, Tom … Continue reading

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President Obama Supports Net Neutrality

On Monday, November 10, President Obama urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take up the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality, the principle that says Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all internet traffic equally. On Tuesday, Nov. … Continue reading

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More than 1M comments on net neutrality debate so far

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. companies, consumer advocates and citizens submitted more than 1 million comments to the Federal Communications Commission, drawing contentious divisions on the issue of net neutrality as the first deadline to comment approached Friday. The FCC will … Continue reading

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Animation explains why it’s so important to protect net neutrality

Maybe net neutrality is just something you hear about on the news and see in headlines. Maybe it’s something you don’t want to bother to understand. Or maybe you know how important it is but don’t know how to explain … Continue reading

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Why Net Neutrality Matters to Education

Net neutrality–it’s a set of rules that makes the web free, ensuring equal treatment for all Internet traffic, regardless of whether one is browsing Khan Academy videos or cat clips. At present, the rules prevent Internet service providers (ISPs) from … Continue reading

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American Library Association Responds to Net Neutrality Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Barbara Stripling, president of the American Library Association (ALA), released the following statement regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruling on Verizon v. FCC: “The American Library Association is extremely disappointed with today’s decision by … Continue reading

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