Originally coined by law professor Tim Wu, net neutrality is the idea that Internet service providers should treat all data that passes through their systems the same, regardless of its origin or content. It prohibits ISPs from practices like paid prioritization. The Federal Communications Commission imposed net neutrality as official U.S. policy in 2015.
New York subpoenas telecom groups in net neutrality investigation
The subpoenas were sent on Tuesday.
Study: 99.7 percent Of FCC comments were in favor of net neutrality
99.7 percent of the comments opposed the agency's plan to repeal net neutrality.
Verizon brags about ‘Enabling Heroes’ after throttling firefighters’ data
The new commercial debuted on YouTube with terrible timing.
‘We’re All Gonna Die,’ Ep. 66: Inside California’s ‘bada**’ net neutrality bill
A bright spot this week.
Telecom groups join Justice Department in suing California over net neutrality law
It's the second lawsuit this week.
What is the Congressional Review Act, and how is it being used to try and save net neutrality?
Here's what you need to know on Congress's effort to save net neutrality.
Trump administration sues California after it passes ‘gold standard’ net neutrality law
The Justice Department announced the lawsuit shortly after it was signed into law.
Net neutrality advocates make push for awareness ahead of midterms
A new website will help proponents of net neutrality make their lawmakers know their stance ahead of the midterms.
New York Times sues FCC for net neutrality comment records
The Times says the records will 'shed light' on Russia's use of fake comments ahead of the FCC's net neutrality vote.
Kamala Harris asks Kavanaugh to recuse himself from upcoming net neutrality cases
Net neutrality was brought up several times by senators in their questions that received written responses.
Kavanaugh’s toxic net neutrality record went mostly unnoticed during hearings
Despite promises, Democrats let him slide.
Trump administration wants net neutrality-like regulations for social media
The Trump administration wants more regulation of social media platforms.
Democrats press Brett Kavanaugh over net neutrality at hearing
Kavanaugh once argued net neutrality violated ISPs First Amendment rights.
Netflix, YouTube internet speeds reportedly throttled by wireless telecoms
Net neutrality advocates have feared throttling would become common.
Comcast is trying to weaken state broadband regulations
Broadband companies don't want states to restrict their power.
‘Gold standard’ net neutrality bill takes huge step forward in California [updated]
The bill faces a vote in the state Senate as early as today.