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.
How net neutrality defined a decade of internet activism
The war for the soul of the internet raged on.
House calls Save the Internet Act one of its biggest 2019 accomplishment
The bill passed in the House in April, but has stalled in the Senate.
Net neutrality advocates ask for rehearing on federal court decision
The court released its decision in October.
Why one senator stopped a vote on net neutrality
The working group has been criticized as a way to delay or weaken the Save the Internet Act.
FCC to replace comment system that got spammed during net neutrality fight
The system had millions of fake comments left on it ahead of the FCC's net neutrality repeal.
House Republican at the center of net neutrality debate announces retirement
Walden has been vocal in his opposition to Title II.
‘After Net Neutrality’ book explores history, activism and offers an idea for the future
A new book tries to re-frame the net neutrality debate.
Ajit Pai is unhappy states are bucking his agency’s net neutrality repeal
Pai expressed misgivings with an aspect of the court's ruling that net neutrality advocates have hailed.
Will states create the federal net neutrality standard?
The continuing net neutrality battle looks like it will head to the state level.
Trump and Ajit Pai reportedly met for lunch on the day of net neutrality court decision
A few days later Trump made a rare tweet about net neutrality and the decision.
Will net neutrality enter the 2020 debate after court ruling?
Trump and 2020 Dems clearly have different views on the issue, but can it rise above the noise?
Trump calls net neutrality decision a ‘big win’
Trump has a different take on the ruling than a number of his potential 2020 challengers.
Pete Buttigieg says net neutrality fight is ‘just beginning’
Buttigieg joins several other 2020 Democrats in voicing his opinion about the court decision.
Net neutrality advocates say to remain wary of ‘bad legislation’ in wake of court’s decision
Did Tuesday's decision open the door for 'bad' legislation to come to the forefront?
Wicker, Sinema push their working group after net neutrality ruling
Their working group has been criticized by net neutrality advocates.
Kamala Harris on net neutrality: ‘the fight to protect the future of the internet continues’
The presidential hopeful on the fight for the future of the internet.