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AT&T Preps "Media Colossus" with Time Warner at Customers' Expense
'Big mergers like this inevitably mean higher prices for real people, to pay down the money borrowed to finance these deals and their golden parachutes'
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Federal Court Delivers a Blow to Municipal Broadband
The digital divide is alive and well in 2016 and there are still millions of people in the United States living without internet access. And a court decision that came down this week hasn’t helped matters. On Wednesday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked the FCC’s 2015 order to preempt state-...
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The Net Neutrality Verdict Is In: We Won!
Today a panel of judges ruled in favor of the FCC's Net Neutrality rules — agreeing with the overwhelming majority of internet users that this agency can and must protect everyone's rights to connect and communicate. This outcome proves what we've known all along: that the FCC chose the right legal...
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FCC Approves Horrible Merger, Hurting Consumers Nationwide
Bad news: According to several news reports, the FCC has voted to approve the Charter-Time Warner Cable merger.
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FCC Green Lights 'Crushing' Charter Cable Mega-Merger
When the deal is complete, two-thirds of the nation's high-speed Internet subscribers will be under the control of just two corporations, Charter and Comcast.
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Cheers Greet FCC's New Step Towards Closing the Digital Divide
Modernization of Lifeline program expands access to broadband Internet service
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One Comcast Is More Than Enough
Few companies inspire the degree of loathing Comcast elicits. But if Charter’s bid to take over Time Warner Cable is approved we’ll have not one but two Comcasts to contend with — because that’s just how enormous and dominant a post-merger Charter would be. In fact, if this deal goes through...
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The Scariest Cable Merger Nobody in Washington Is Talking About
When Comcast tried to merge with Time Warner Cable last year, reaction was swift and negative. Not many people liked the idea of America’s largest and least loved cable company getting any bigger; the deal collapsed after hundreds of thousands of Americans spoke out and federal regulators signaled...
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Groups to FCC: Protect Privacy Rights, Block Internet Gatekeepers' Data Collection
Potential surveillance by broadband providers 'can create a chilling effect on speech'
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For Internet Users, 2015 Was a Year of Many Wins... and One Loss
While not every fight ended in a win for Internet users, 2015 was a year when millions of advocates defied the conventional wisdom that tech policymaking was an arcane and secretive world limited to a small circle of insiders. We organized online and off, sending millions of comments in support of...
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