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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
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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.'
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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.
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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
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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...
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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
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'Drop Everything and Take Action': Activists Issue Clarion Call to Save the Internet
As a countdown begins, time to show "FCC largest protest it's every seen" say defenders of net neutrality
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Democracy Under Threat as Media Giants Gobble Up Local TV: Study
'TV consolidation is out of control, and communities are paying the price'
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Alaskan Reporter Detained by Security at Joe Miller Event
The Alaska Senate race erupted Sunday night after security guards hired by Republican nominee Joe Miller put handcuffs on a reporter who had tried to ask Miller a question. Tony Hopfinger, the founder of Alaska Dispatch, was detained by guards from the firm Drop Zone after trying to talk with...
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On Wisconsin: Mainstreaming the Media Movement
The University of Wisconsin has had a long history as a center of dissident culture and alternative perspectives. In the 50's it was an oasis of free thought in a state that sent Joe McCarthy to the Senate. In the 60's new left intellectuals published "Studies on the Left" and mounted some of the...
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