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.

First House Republican signs on to save net neutrality
He also introduced the '21st Century Internet Act.'
FCC promises to fix broken comment system it just spent millions to upgrade
The fake comments have been criticized for months.
Kavanaugh concerns net neutrality proponents
Kavanaugh blasted protections as 'unlawful.'
Veterans voice support for net neutrality in open letter to Congress
More than 1,000 veterans have signed, according to organizers.
Surprise, surprise: Comcast is already throttling users
Comcast Xfinity is throttling streaming video quality for its mobile users.
Meet the advocates who took the net neutrality fight directly to Congress
Nearly 50 small protests coincided with a large gathering in Washington D.C.
Critics say California lawmakers ‘eviscerated’ heralded net neutrality bill
The bill was previously seen as a 'gold standard' for states to pass their own net neutrality laws.
Why June 26 is the next big day for the future of net neutrality
Advocates are planning to speak with lawmakers on June 26.
What you need to know about today’s net neutrality repeal
Here's what you need to know about today's repeal of net neutrality.
FCC fabricated cyberattack to counter John Oliver fans, emails reveal
Turns out it was an influx of angry consumers who crashed the website.
Net neutrality ends on June 11—but don’t count it dead just yet
New net neutrality rules go into effect on June 11.
‘We’re All Gonna Die,’ Ep. 50: Highway to the ‘covfefe’ zone
The team talks 'covfefe,' Melania Trump, and 'Top Gun.'
California Senate votes for strong net neutrality rules
The bill will now head to the state Assembly.
For marginalized communities, net neutrality is about way more than Netflix
A repeal means severe consequences—but activists aren't going down easy.
‘We’re All Gonna Die,’ a politics podcast: 69 ways to own the libs
This week we chat with a firebrand author, dissect net neutrality, and vape.
Former FCC commissioner blasts Ajit Pai on her way out
The net neutrality advocate had some harsh words.
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