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.
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.
Telecom companies are lying to senior citizens about net neutrality
They're using robocalls to do it.
Democrats say Brett Kavanaugh would ‘cripple’ net neutrality ‘for decades to come’
Lawmakers blast his record.
Net neutrality bill in California takes major step forward
The bill now faces a vote in the state Assembly and state Senate.
Fire department blames net neutrality for Verizon’s throttling during California wildfires
The fire department is one of numerous agencies suing the federal government.
22 states petition court to reverse FCC’s net neutrality decision
Mozilla and other organizations are also using legal challenges.
Ajit Pai questioned by senator about FCC’s debunked DDoS claims
Sen. Brian Schatz did not let him off the hook.
Ajit Pai’s Senate testimony on net neutrality is petty as hell
Pai is expected to mock 'hysterical predictions of doom' from proponents of net neutrality.