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.
AT&T paid Michael Cohen to consult on net neutrality, FBI documents show
Net neutrality was apparently part of the agreement between Cohen and AT&T.
New Jersey state assembly passes trio of net neutrality bills
The bills echo other ones passed by states in the wake of the FCC's repeal.
Amy Klobuchar lists net neutrality as part of her 100-day plan for presidency
The senator continues to bring up net neutrality on the campaign trail.
Hasan Minhaj explains why your internet sucks in ‘Patriot Act’ episode, puts it on DVD
Minhaj addressed internet access disparities in the latest episode of Netflix's 'Patriot Act.'
Meet the home brewer turning beer into a case for net neutrality
Mike Ohleger has named his beers after computers, like 'Y2K Imperial Red Ale' and 'Dial Up Pale Ale.'
Democrats try to force vote on Save the Internet Act net neutrality bill
The attempt was shot down, but lawmakers said the fight will continue.
160 tech companies call for Save the Internet Act vote in letter to McConnell
Tech startups and internet rights groups are calling for the Save the Internet Act to get a vote.
Everything that’s happened since the net neutrality repeal went into effect 1 year ago today
A lot has happened over the past 365 days.
How net neutrality advocates are protesting the anniversary of the FCC repeal
The repeal of net neutrality went into effect last year. Net neutrality advocates are pushing back on the first anniversary.
47 House Democrats sign criticized net neutrality working group letter
Internet freedom advocates say it undermines Save the Internet Act.
Net neutrality advocates slam ‘extremely troubling’ letter circulating among some House Dems
The open letter is addressed to Democratic leadership in the House.
Some House Dems are backing away from the Save the Internet Act
The House Democrats want a working group like the one in the Senate.
Man who sent death threats to FCC’s Ajit Pai sentenced to 20 months in prison
He sent the threats shortly after the FCC's repeal of net neutrality.
Save the Internet Act praised by Democrat FCC commissioners at oversight hearing
The FCC was grilled by lawmakers on a number of topics on Wednesday.
Why is Kyrsten Sinema bucking her party on net neutrality?
Sinema is the only Democrat who hasn't cosponsored the Save The Internet Act.
Nancy Pelosi tells Senate to ‘wake up’ and vote on net neutrality
McConnell called the net neutrality bill 'dead on arrival' in the Senate.
Report: Joe Biden’s first 2020 fundraiser will be with a Comcast executive
Biden could have an impact on net neutrality.