There is a growing community focused on openness, with the open Internet at its core. We need to apply pressure on the Big Service Providers to keep them from monopolizing access and communication.
One of Barack Obama's signature campaign promises was to protect the freedom of the Internet. Jump ahead to December 2010, where Obama is clearly in the back seat, being driven by Internet giants.
Television services go through the same wires as Internet services. Why is this important? Because it raises questions about the practice of slowing access (throttling) to Internet services.
2017 was a rollercoaster for internet advocates worldwide, filled with both exciting, hard-won victories and devastating decisions that will have ramifications as we come into the new year.
Net neutrality has become the banner waved by those trying to save the unique virtues of the internet. Unfortunately, there's more gatekeeping on the internet than just by ISPs.
If AT&T is allowed to buy Time Warner, it will form an enormous, "vertically integrated" company that controls a vast pool of content and how people access that content.
Looking ahead to 2016, one thing is clear: challenges to our digital rights are set to intensify. Here are the five big ones that we will face this year.
Cable and telephone companies have lusted after an Internet they control for years. And last week a toothless and gutless Federal Communications Commission wrote the first act of their dream.
Washington court strikes down Federal Communications Commission's rules on Net Neutrality on technical basis. Net Neutrality advocates calling for agency or Congress to act.
Legislation, if passed, will allow a range of 'authorities' to use the Internet (including mobile devices) to collect our private information without a warrant.