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Groups Ask FCC to Protect Consumer Privacy from Prying Broadband Eyes

motherboard.vice.com — The Federal Communications Commission acted decisively last year to protect the internet's open, freewheeling nature, in a landmark victory for public interest groups. Now, consumer advocates want the agency to use its newly-strengthened power to safeguard internet users' privacy as well.

In New York, an Underdog for Senate Rails Against Wall Street

dailyfinance.com — As he vies to gain New York's Democratic' nomination for U.S. Senate, Jonathan Tasini isn't expecting much financial support from the Wall Street machers. After all, he thinks many of them should be in jail.

FCC Asks Comcast, T-Mobile and AT&T If Their Data Plans Violate Net Neutrality

motherboard.vice.com — Federal regulators want answers from some of the nation's largest internet service providers about a controversial practice called "zero rating" that critics say could violate US net neutrality rules. The Federal Communications Commission has sent letters to Comcast, AT&T, and T-Mobile asking for information about monthly plans that exempt certain types of services from data caps.
Dec 18, 2015

FCC Asks Comcast, T-Mobile and AT&T If Their Data Plans Violate Net Neutrality motherboard.vice.com/read/fcc-asks-… via @motherboard

Republicans Fail to Kill Net Neutrality in Budget Bill

motherboard.vice.com — Republican efforts to sabotage the new FCC open internet policy by attaching poison-pill riders onto the $1.1 trillion "omnibus" budget bill appear to have failed, according to a summary of the bill from the Senate Appropriations Committee. Republican lawmakers have been planning for months to undermine the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality policy by inserting anti-open internet language in the must-pass federal budget.
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If the FCC Loses in Court Today, It Could Be the End of Net Neutrality

motherboard.vice.com — Image: Shutterstock It's crunch time for net neutrality. The US government's landmark net neutrality policy faces a crucial test Friday when advocates and opponents of the new rules face off in federal court.
Dec 04, 2015

If the FCC Loses in Court Today, It Could Be the End of Net Neutrality motherboard.vice.com/read/if-the-fc… via @motherboard

Dec 04, 2015

RT @motherboard: If the FCC loses in court today, it could be the end of net neutrality: bit.ly/1RtbSFW pic.twitter.com/9WraZUiiqu

Dec 04, 2015

RT @motherboard: If the FCC loses in court today, it could be the end of net neutrality: bit.ly/1RtbSFW pic.twitter.com/9WraZUiiqu

Dec 04, 2015

"If the FCC Loses in Court Today, It Could Be the End of Net Neutrality" motherboard.vice.com/read/if-the-fc…

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At the Last Minute, a Judge Stops Sprint from Shutting Off Internet for 300,000

motherboard.vice.com — A Massachusetts judge has ordered telecom giant Sprint to halt plans to shut down parts of its aging WiMax network, granting a last-minute reprieve to hundreds of thousands of people in underserved communities around the country who faced the prospect of losing their broadband access.
Nov 06, 2015

At the Last Minute, a Judge Stops Sprint from Shutting Off Internet for 300,000 motherboard.vice.com/read/at-the-la… via @motherboard

Nov 06, 2015

RT @motherboard: Judge stops Sprint from shutting off internet for 300,000 at the very last minute: bit.ly/1Hggjl5 pic.twitter.com/rstZ5uDbYt

FCC Votes to Stop Prisons from Charging $14 a Minute for Phone Calls

motherboard.vice.com — The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to crack down on exorbitant prison phone rates, in a landmark victory for criminal justice reform advocates who have long criticized what they call abusive and predatory practices by phone companies.
Oct 22, 2015

FCC passes landmark prison phone reform, cutting calls from max of $14/minute to ~$0.11: motherboard.vice.com/read/fcc-votes… pic.twitter.com/m8GKJMf4J6

Oct 22, 2015

RT @derektmead: FCC passes landmark prison phone reform, cutting calls from max of $14/minute to ~$0.11: motherboard.vice.com/read/fcc-votes… pic.twitter.com/m8GKJMf4J6

Oct 22, 2015

RT @derektmead: FCC passes landmark prison phone reform, cutting calls from max of $14/minute to ~$0.11: motherboard.vice.com/read/fcc-votes… pic.twitter.com/m8GKJMf4J6

Oct 22, 2015

RT @motherboard: The FCC has voted to stop prisons from charging $14 a minute for phone calls: bit.ly/1W7EetR pic.twitter.com/JdhOJyVGH8

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How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power

wired.com — In the 1960s, if you were a civil rights worker stationed in the Deep South and you needed to get some urgent news out to the rest of the world-word of a beating or an activist's arrest or some brewing state of danger-you would likely head straight for a telephone.
Oct 21, 2015

We've got an incredible issue just hitting stands now. Here's the first sneak peak wired.com/2015/10/how-bl… via @WIRED

Oct 21, 2015

How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power | WIRED wired.com/2015/10/how-bl…

Oct 21, 2015

Mass media this time: social media and Black Lives Matter wired.com/2015/10/how-bl…

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Bernie Sanders Joins 14 Senators Calling for a Cap on Prison Phone Call Charges

motherboard.vice.com — The Federal Communications Commission's proposal to reduce the high cost of prison phone calls received a major boost Thursday when 15 US senators sent the agency a letter backing the plan.

Why Is Lawrence Lessig Missing From Tonight’s CNN Debate?

motherboard.vice.com — CNN's decision to exclude Democratic presidential candidate and tech policy icon Lawrence Lessig from tonight's debate in Las Vegas is drawing strong criticism from his supporters and other prominent voices from across the political spectrum.
Oct 13, 2015

Why isn’t @lessig in the #CNNDebate? motherboard.vice.com/read/why-is-la… @TheDemocrats don’t recognize his candidacy + polls aren’t including his name.

Oct 13, 2015

RT @digiphile: Why isn’t @lessig in the #CNNDebate? motherboard.vice.com/read/why-is-la… @TheDemocrats don’t recognize his candidacy + polls aren’t including his name.

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Feb 07, 2016

It would take 140K characters to describe what @nyphospital has done for our family. Thanks for the best #SB50 ad. youtube.com/watch?v=X7kz60…

Feb 07, 2016

This made me smile --> Mr. Sallet "keeps a keyboard and guitar" in his office. nytimes.com/2016/02/08/tec…

Feb 03, 2016

Grateful Dead -- Jam ~ China ~ Rider -- 1974/06/26 -- Providence RI. [By special request for @MalJayaram.] youtube.com/watch?v=8CATQH…

Feb 02, 2016

"Stella Blue." Grateful Dead. 5/13//77. Auditorium Theater, Chicago. [Congrats @abbeserphos!] youtube.com/watch?v=Gwj_nf…

Feb 02, 2016

Warm congrats to @abbeserphos, who has just been named Global Head of PR and Communications @Reuters. Go Abbe!

Jan 30, 2016

I'd estimate there's a solid 2500-3000 people out here marching down Broadway for Bernie Sanders. pic.twitter.com/zUwv9jMNHH


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