roaches climbing around inside a shrink-wrapped Spectrum router

‘Somebody had to see that before they shipped it out’: Spectrum customer receives router with a live roach colony inside

‘I’d have a credit until 2026.’

On May 2, 2023 by Jack Alban

Kiwi Farms logo over data server background with 8chan logo overlay

Kiwi Farms gets back online thanks to the same service that’s kept 8kun alive

VanwaTech’s customers have been criticized for hosting hate speech, conspiracy theories, and child porn.

On Sep 6, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘I really think they punk’d me’: Xfinity offers customer upgrade, sends them the same exact modem

‘That’s what I get for wanting faster internet I guess.’

On May 11, 2022 by Jack Alban

gavel with california state on it

ISPs handed another defeat in their case against California’s ‘gold standard’ net neutrality law

A California net neutrality law will stand, a US Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday. 

On Apr 20, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

apartment buildings with the FCC logo on top of them

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

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FCC begins process to add ‘nutrition’ labels to broadband offerings

‘We want to make it easier for consumers to compare their options and understand just what they’re signing up for.’

On Jan 27, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

FTC report reveals ‘staggering’ amount of data big telecom is collecting on you

Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, Charter, T-Mobile, and Google Fiber were part of the report.

On Oct 21, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A group of Democratic lawmakers unveiling the Save the Internet Act, a bill that would restore net neutrality.

Comcast, AT&T spent tens of millions to stop a bill reinstating net neutrality

A new study shows just how much ISPs pushed back against the Save the Internet Act.

On Jul 20, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A man with his hands on his head looking frustrated in front of a computer.

FCC and ISPs’ ‘match’ process messed up a massive broadband credit for low-income citizens—leaving thousands furious

Nearly every major provider—and dozens of smaller ones—had complaints filed against them to the FCC.

On Jul 15, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A logo on the side on a Frontier Communications van.

FTC sues Frontier for misrepresenting internet speeds

The acting FTC chairwoman said the suit showed how the FCC needs authority over broadband.

On May 19, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A person holding a group of ethernet wires.

Study shows two-thirds of Americans don’t trust their internet service providers

The survey was framed by Mozilla as an example of why net neutrality should be restored.

On May 7, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

Net neutrality supporters protesting and holding signs that say 'content blocked.'

Vermont, ISPs agree to halt net neutrality lawsuit again

The lawsuit will be on hold as California continues to defend its net neutrality law.

On May 4, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

Maine privacy law

Corporations do not have a First Amendent right to your data, judge says

The case will continue, but a Maine judge poked holes in the arguments against it.

On Jul 8, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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The FCC’s coronavirus pledge just ended, but the pandemic hasn’t. What happens next?

Congress seems to be taking notice of the digital divide in light of the pandemic.

On Jul 3, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

ISPs Sue Maine Digital Privacy Law

Maine implemented a strict privacy law—corporations are now claiming it violates their free speech

The suit claims the law infringes on their First Amendment rights.

On Feb 19, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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