Timothy Karr

Timothy Karr

Timothy Karr is the senior director of strategy for Free Press Action Fund, the advocacy organization that fights for everyone’s rights to connect and communicate. Follow him on Twitter: @TimKarr.

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Saturday, January 18, 2014
A Net Neutrality Solution and the Internet's Future
In the wake of this week's devastating court decision on Net Neutrality, a consensus is emerging as to how the FCC can clean up its mess. On Tuesday a federal appeals court stripped the agency of its ability to stop companies like AT&T, Verizon and Time W
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Payola Internet
2013 could mark the end of the era of Internet openness.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Defying the Odds to Save the Internet
It’s rare to see a communications bill that actually serves the public.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Verizon's Plan to Break the Internet
Verizon has big plans for the Internet. And if that doesn't worry you, it should. The company is trying to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet Order, which prevents Internet service providers from blocking, throttling or otherwise discriminating against online content.
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Ready to Dump Cable?
As CBS and Time Warner Cable remain locked in a battle over retransmission fees, you have to wonder when their millions of viewers will throw in the towel and abandon cable altogether. This latest dispute is nothing new. Media giants often grapple over retransmission fees, which cable companies pay to broadcasters for the right to include their channels in their lineup.
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Saturday, February 09, 2013
Bring Dark Money to Account
Think the election season ended on Nov. 6, 2012? Think again. The shadowy super PACs and front groups that polluted the airwaves with political ads last year are already raising millions from corporations and billionaires to batter television viewers with a new wave of ads.
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Friday, February 01, 2013
A Call to Action for Our Internet
The Internet is no longer a child. It was conceived by the defense department in the 1960s, nurtured by academics and engineers in the 1970s and adopted by billions of people in the years since. Susan Crawford's new book, Captive Audience , details a host of challenges for the Internet and its users as this network enters middle age.
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