All Articles on Free Press

Views
On Net Neutrality, the FCC Can't Ignore the Public
There was no vacation for the Internet this summer. While many Americans slipped away to the beach, Internet users were busy defending the openness of a network that has become this era’s engine for free expression, ingenuity and just about everything else. The threat comes from Federal...
Read more
Views
Public to FCC: Stop the Merger
Giant companies like Comcast can cause all kinds of trouble. So when they try to get even bigger, you know there’s more trouble coming. This week, tens of thousands of people — along with dozens of public interest organizations, media companies and competitive telecom providers — spoke out against...
Read more
News
Public Outrage Over Net Neutrality Proposal Causes FCC Site to Crash
Comment deadline extended to Friday
Read more
(Photo: Free Press) Views
Shedding New Light on Dark Money
July 1 was a bright summer day for most of the nation, made even more so by a new tool designed to shed light on the dark money behind political advertising this year. On Tuesday, every major broadcast television station in the United States was required to post online information about the...
Read more
News
New 'Net Neutrality' Bill Good Step, But Not Enough, say Internet Advocates
Open Internet groups continue to push for reclassification of broadband to deter 'pay-for-play' web
Read more
News
Critics of AT&T/DirecTV Deal: 'Slay the Mega-Mergers'
'The rush is on for some of the biggest industry players to get even bigger, with consumers left on the losing end.'
Read more
News
Net Neutrality-Defender Barack Obama Missing in Action
Following much-criticized FCC proposal advanced Thursday, president who said "he would take back seat to no one' on net neutrality is nowhere to be found.
Read more
News
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Defends Rules That Will Destroy Internet As We Know It
Wheeler’s excuses for protecting consumers and the principle of the "open internet" aren’t convincing anyone, say critics
Read more
With this much power, the new norm will be whatever Comcast wants it to be. (Photo: file) Views
Cable's Domination by Comcast Must Be Stopped
The annual debate in my house over our cable package is on. We’ve run the gamut from wanting to cancel our cable to considering an upgrade to ensure we’ll get all the televised replays of our beloved Sox come September. The problem is that we’re stuck no matter what option we come up with. If we...
Read more
News
Comcast/Charter Deal a Dupe, say Critics
Transforming cable industry's "three giants into two behemoths" should be no comfort to consumers or regulators, says Free Press
Read more

Pages