Gigi Sohn

Big telecom’s relentless lobbying is pushing Gigi Sohn’s FCC nomination to the brink

Sohn has been left to fend for herself.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Karl Bode

starlink satellite in the desert

SpaceX is extremely upset the FCC won’t give it a billion dollars to develop Starlink

The Elon Musk-owned company called it 'grossly unfair.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC says people will get to challenge broadband industry reporting when new maps drop

The map will drop in November.

On Sep 7, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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The FCC is going on a $100 million spree to get the word out about its broadband discount program

It thinks many people who are eligible aren't aware.

On Aug 9, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Jessica Rosenworcel over broadband map of the United States

States spent years mapping their broadband—now they fear the FCC might throw that data away

The FCC will need to side with state data or big telecom.

On Aug 3, 2022 by Karl Bode

Ron Wyden speaking into microphone (l) Edward Markey (r)

Is Democrats’ new net neutrality bill just a 2022 midterms ploy?

Why did it come in August 2022?

On Jul 29, 2022 by Karl Bode

Senator Edward Markey holding paper caption 'I'm Senator Ed Markey We need Net Neutrality +Broadband Justice' on Net Neutrality blue background

Markey, Wyden announce bill to reinstate net neutrality

Despite Democratic control over the Senate, the bill faces an uphill climb.

On Jul 28, 2022 by David Covucci

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The FCC’s new broadband mapping effort might be one big waste of money

The new maps will only be as accurate as telecom monopolies are honest.

On Jul 20, 2022 by Karl Bode

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Telecom monopolies are poised to waste the U.S.’s massive new investment in high-speed broadband

Your Wifi could be better soon. But don't hold your breath.

On Jun 30, 2022 by Karl Bode

Gigi Sohn speaking into microphone

How the Republican plot to stall Gigi Sohn’s FCC nomination is about to cripple the future of internet rights

Biden's internet 'dream team' may end in a nightmare scenario.

On May 13, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FCC agrees to crack down on ‘sweetheart deals’ that restrict broadband choice in apartments, condos

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel hyped up the proposal last week.

On Feb 16, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

FCC Nominee Gigi Sohn speaking at her second confirmation hearing.

Gigi Sohn calls Republican accusations against her a big telecom-led effort to keep the FCC deadlocked

A senator said the obstruction was an attempt to 'deadlock, disarm, and disable the FCC.'

On Feb 9, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel pushes for more broadband competition in apartments, condos

On Feb 9, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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‘They are nothing but liars and scammers’: Viral TikTok claims T-Mobile offered a family new phones for free—then charged for them

'They had told me my phone was free and they lied to me.'

On Feb 7, 2022 by Claire Goforth

Miniature people: Worker hacking in padlock security

FCC wants telecom companies to be more transparent with data breaches

The proposal would eliminate a waiting period to notify customers of a breach.

On Jan 13, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich