Matt Wood

Matt Wood is Policy Director for Free Press.

Articles by this author

"AT&T contradicts itself from moment to moment and from year to year in different proceedings at the FCC, and then contradicts much of what it says to politicians in the disclosures it makes to its own shareholders." Views
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Don't Believe AT&T's Net Neutrality Lies
Last week, AT&T Senior Vice President Bob Quinn tried (and failed) to undercut Net Neutrality supporters by insisting that Free Press has been foretelling doom and gloom since 2010. That’s when the FCC adopted weak open-internet rules that didn’t fully protect mobile access. Quinn claims that...
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net neutrality protest Views
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Unless We Stop It, This FCC Order Will End Net Neutrality and Break the Internet
On Wednesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai released his draft order to completely eradicate Net Neutrality. You can read the full text here . The short version is that Pai’s order takes the Net Neutrality rules off the books and abandons the court-approved Title II legal...
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Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Why Title II Reclassification for Net Neutrality Is the Biggest Deal Ever
CD editor's note: On Wednesday, subsequent to the publication of the piece that follows, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler made headlines Wednesday by announcing officially, via this op-ed on, that he will officially propose " the FCC use its Title II authority to implement and enforce open...
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Tom Wheeler (Photo: Free Press) Views
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Tweaks to Tom Wheeler's Proposal Won't Save the Internet
On Sunday night, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has taken another stab at revising his open Internet rules. The shift is a response to the overwhelming public outcry against Wheeler’s proposal. But the changes fall far short. Unless the chairman reverses his...
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Why the FCC Can Save Net Neutrality
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's recent post on Net Neutrality started off well. It rightly noted that "[v]iolations of network neutrality are a real and serious problem: in recent years we have seen dozens of ISPs in the U.S.
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