Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Rob Pegoraro/Flickr cc)
Former telecom lawyer Nathan Simington, a Republican, was tapped by the president after an incumbent balked at a plan to weaken online protections granted under a key law.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says goodby to members of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee afters testifying during a hearing on June 16, 2020. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
"This remand order callously dismisses the valid concerns of public-safety...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Journalists wanted to get to the bottom of this mess. The FCC told them go...


Now that Congress has voted to sell your Internet history to the highest bidder, a new crowdfunding campaign wants to raise enough money to see what GOP douchebags who led the invasive charge - McConnell, Ryan, Blackburn etc - are up to online themselves. Since we didn't get to vote on selling our privacy, its organizer argues, let's "show our legislators what a democracy is." You also get to vote on whose history gets bought first. Total to date: $155,000-plus and climbing fast.

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