MARCY GORDON / The Associated PressJun 12, 2018
The $85 billion mega-merger could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
MAE ANDERSON / The Associated PressJun 11, 2018
The demise of Obama-era internet protections could affect consumers' ability to watch and use their favorite apps and services—though not right away. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Timothy Karr / Moyers & CompanyMay 27, 2017
As the agency moves forward with its misinformation campaign to reverse open internet protections, these key points are worth highlighting. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
By Timothy Karr / FreePress BlogApr 9, 2017
It’s hard to defend legislation that undermines essential privacy rights. But that hasn’t stopped the broadband industry and its many friends in Washington from trying. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Emma Niles / TruthdigMar 25, 2017
The Massachusetts senator reinforced his commitment to consumer rights this week by strongly opposing a Senate resolution to roll back internet users’ privacy. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 19, 2014
Chocolate, wine, coffee -- these are just some of the foods we'll lose due to climate change; an American expat living in France explains why "Americans are suckers who have themselves to blame for crappy broadband"; meanwhile, a town in Alaska may become the first place in the U.S. to tax churches. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
BLANKDec 30, 2013
The United States has fallen behind competing nations in the speed of its Internet infrastructure. There's more than faster movie downloads at stake. And yes, there are sleazy corporate stances muddying up the issue. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 25, 2010
It's a bird? It's a plane? No, it's super Wi-Fi! The FCC has finally approved a proposal to open the unused space between broadcast television channels -- dubbed “white space” -- for high-speed wireless broadband or, in more campy terms, super Wi-Fi. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 18, 2010
The FCC has reignited the battle for net neutrality after it requested public comment on three different plans for broadband Internet regulation. The new plans were introduced after a court ruling knocked down FCC measures to oversee Internet service providers. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 7, 2010
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has announced that the agency will work to reclassify broadband Internet as a telecommunication service, like the telephone, effectively allowing the agency to oversee Internet transmission. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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