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US Senate Reverses FCC Decision on Net Neutrality – Faces House Battle Now

May 8, 2018

TRNN Replay: In a 52 to 47 decision the Senate decided to reverse the FCC’s decision to get rid of net neutrality. However, for it to take effect it still needs to pass the House, which will be difficult. We spoke to Craig Aaron of Free Press before the vote passed

Senate Bill to Reverse FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Gains Traction

January 12, 2018

As awareness of net neutrality gets more public attention, a Senate resolution that reverses the FCC’s net neutrality repeal has 45 supporters, but major obstacles remain. The fight to reinstate net neutrality is also taking place in states and courthouses. Craig Aaron of Free Press has more

Digital Dystopia: FCC Ends Net Neutrality

December 14, 2017

Ajit Pai’s FCC voted Thursday to end net neutrality regulations despite fierce opposition

Trump’s FCC Goes to War on Net Neutrality

November 23, 2017

A new plan unveiled by Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai would repeal hard-fought net neutrality rules that uphold equal internet access. Can Pai’s effort be stopped?

FCC Clears Way for Right-Wing Sinclair to Broadcast in 70% of American Homes

November 16, 2017

The ruling allows Sinclair’s purchase of Tribune to go forward, furthering the local media giant’s stranglehold on local media

Activism Won Net Neutrality – Can it Stop Trump’s FCC from Rolling it Back?

April 28, 2017

Craig Aaron of Free Press says the fight to stop FCC chair Ajit Pai’s attempt to undo net neutrality, which protects equal access to internet content, depends on a resurgence of the grassroots activism that helped push it through in 2015.

Surveillance State

October 12, 2016
Several US Senators wrote to the FCC Commissioner expressing concerns over the use of Stingray devices in communities of color and whether police are operating it lawfully

FCC, Media Consolidation and Internet Regulations

May 6, 2014
Organizer Kevin Zeese argues that the internet should be treated as a basic utility like in Nashville, TN, which has one of the highest internet speeds in the U.S.